Vivian McGuire

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The UK’s creative industries are world leading. Excluding state-educated people from the arts will throw that excellence away<p>The myth goes that the true artist is born, mysteriously fully formed in their own exceptional talent. A second myth holds that creativity thrives in adversity; a third that …

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Beyond the Walled Garden: Connection, Collaboration, and Creativity in School Culture

<b>Conversation Leads to Connection</b><br>As educators, we know inherently that we’re better when we’re connected. Yet we can still miss the mark in failing to …

Synthetic Biology in Pop Culture

Synthetic biology sounds like a field inaccessible to the layperson, but Kurt Andersen has been seeing these ideas play out in pop culture for decades. Screenwriters are fond of two basic archetypes. First, there's the lone scientist — Dr. Frankenstein meets Dr. Moreau — who has been exiled from …

What Happens When Creativity Is No Longer a Choice?

For Jeff, writing songs is about storytelling — peeks into his life.<p>He wants the song to resonate with the listener — <i>but not so the listener can</i> …

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3 tools to become more creative | Balder Onarheim | TEDxCopenhagenSalon

How to Train Your Brain for Maximum Creativity. (Here's What the Science Says.)

For starters: If you want to be more creative, you aren't going to get there if your brain is constantly fighting off negative stress hormones.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business success simply isn't going to happen without the creativity required to dream up new …

How to Spark "Next-Gen" Creativity

Leading for creativity isn't about being an artistic free spirit -- it's about having the necessary skills to think in ways that get things done.

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The scientific secret to creativity

Whether you get mesmerized by Vincent van Gogh's painting The Starry Night or Albert Einstein's theories about spacetime, you'll probably agree that …

Explore the Role of Creativity in Education

Each spring, an Olympics of creativity takes place for grade school, high school, and college-aged kids, teams from around the world who come …

21 Ways You’re Killing Your Creativity Without Even Realising

Usually if we want to be more creative, we look at the new things we can do to help us. But what is equally, if not MORE important, is to be aware of …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …