Category: creativity in practice

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How to accelerate social change? Creative thinking boosts donations and triggers perspective taking

A study, published by Zheshuai Yang and Iris W. Hung (2020) in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, showed that engaging in creativity triggers perspective taking and boosts donations. Here’s a visual summary of this article. I also wrote a short article summarizing the findings. I highly recommend checking out the written summary as well Read More

Evidence-based guide on creative thinking in the times of the coronavirus

Reading time: 4 minutes As a psychologist and a researcher, I decided to assemble an evidence-based overview of how the pandemic possibly influences our creative thinking. How can we keep solving problems creatively in the times of the coronavirus? How to think outside the box and keep making a difference, when the world has turned Read More

Two creative discoveries that turned my idea of helping animals upside down

Remember how I argued that the problem of factory farming needs our best creative thinking skills? My point was that the scale of animal suffering is overwhelming, but the human population does very little to solve it. This sucks, but luckily, creative thinking is something that hopefully enables us to use scarce resources efficiently to Read More