If you've ever stared at a blank page with little to no inspiration, then you know how angst-ridden the experience can be. No matter how hard you will for an idea to pop into your head, it won't. Until, perhaps, you hop into the shower or go for your morning walk. Why? Creative ideas come to us by way of daydreams and moments of relaxation, and that's backed by research. If you work nonstop, you may be killing your creativity.
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There's no one hemisphere or area of the brain that accounts for creativity. 01:20
A wandering mind might help your brain to restructure the way you look at a problem, leading to a boost in creativity. 02:15
One study found that families who collectively scored higher on creativity tests were more likely to have an extra copy of the glucose mutarotase gene. 02:43
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