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Researchers confirm that creativity is sexy

While some creative endeavors rank higher than others, creative people generally report having more sexual partners. Scientists think creativity might signal mental fitness to potential mates. (I knew it all along.)

Meditation may make even first-time practitioners more creative

A new study has concluded that meditation can enhance creativity in individuals even when they have no prior experience of meditation techniques.

Are females more attracted to artistic men?

A recent study by an Italian postgraduate student claims that art and creativity is a masculine representation of one's genes in the context of selective mating in humans, and therefore makes males more attractive.

Op-Ed: Unleash your creative genius — 10 tips to boost your ingenuity

Brilliant thinkers are creative and they use techniques to boost their creativity. You can improve your ingenuity by using some of these methods.

Some well-known human traits are now linked to creativity

Creativity is something that has always fascinated humanity — now scientists in those fields that typically deal with creativity have discovered a whole range of human traits which they believe indicate creativity in human beings.

Creativity and collaboration merge on WholeWorldBand Special

New music/video platform WholeWorldBand embraces emerging technology while celebrating the spirit of exploration. Along with giving users a chance to play with their music heroes, it allows a new way to collaborate on and monetize creative work.

Op-Ed: So you've invented eternal happiness. So what?

Sydney - The New York Times featured a piece on its Room for Debate section recently about the “death” of creativity. Several people provided perspectives on the problem. The trouble is that specific theories can limit the value of the discussion.

Op-Ed: New study — To be creative, shut down cognitive functions?

Sydney - A study by University of Pennsylvania has found that the mind becomes creative when the prefrontal cortex, the “irrelevance filter”, is bypassed. Creative people may find this irritating but it’s an interesting picture of mental functions.

Irish author battles demons, with some angelic help Special

Dublin - Binge-drinking during the Victoria Day weekend in Canada is nothing new. Irish author Catherine Barry knows all about heavy drinking. The reformed alcoholic documents the horrors of rehab and recovery in her 2011 book, Charlie And Me (New Island).

New York Businesses Get Creative Special

New York - For years, many have made a distinction between business types (also sometimes known as 'the suits'), and 'the creatives', but that classification is becoming increasingly outdated as the line today between 'business' and 'creative' blurs.

Dopamine, schizophrenia and creativity related, says new study

In a society that seems to consider being boring as hell to be normal human behavior, this tale of the "abnormal" may be of interest. There’s always been a folklore link between “madness” and genius, but now it’s been found to be literally true.

Boredom Could be Key to Developing a Creative Mind

Forget filling up every available moment on the schedule. A recent review of past research and theories on boredom has concluded that a lack of activity may be exactly what the brain needs to filter out certain input to allow for creativity.

How to Use Creativity to Keep Us Ageless!

All of us here at Digital Journal should pat ourselves on the back, because we all are doing something that will add years to our lives. What is it? Creativity! Studies have shown that there is a direct connection between creativity and healthy aging.
 

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Fans can collaborate with The Rolling Stones  Ronnie Wood using WholeWorldBand.
Fans can collaborate with The Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood using WholeWorldBand.
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WholeWorldBand allows users anywhere to collaborate on music and video projects.
WholeWorldBand allows users anywhere to collaborate on music and video projects.
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WholeWorldBand CEO John Holland was approached by a filmmaker friend curious to post a new short wor...
WholeWorldBand CEO John Holland was approached by a filmmaker friend curious to post a new short work, in order to have platform users to collaborate on its soundtrack. "It’s really down to the user and the artist to look at how they best utilize it and make the most of out of it.”
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