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How your brain distorts reality

How your brain distorts reality

So much goes on in the world around us that our brains, if they tried to process everything, would be paralyzed by data overload. Our brains combat this by employing selective attention.

Highlights from our #creativehuddle on neuroscience

Highlights from our #creativehuddle on neuroscience

We hold a regular #creativehuddle Twitter chat each Tuesday from 12-1pm UK time. On Tuesday 24th November our #creativehuddle considered the neuroscience around creativity, asking participants what they know about our brain and why it’s important. A highly interesting Twitter chat ensued – here’s a summary of the highlights.

Creative Reading Matter #4

The latest findings from the real neuroscience of creativity suggest that the right brain / left brain distinction is not the right one when it comes to understanding how creativity is implemented in the brain.

What is insight? Let’s ask Horizon

If you’ve ever asked yourself: What is insight? How does it work? You’ll be interested in this episode of BBC2’s Horizon, which explores new research on the areas of the brain that play an important part in creative thinking.