8 Proven Ways To Supercharge Your Creativity

Get creative by seeing with child-like eyes, spotting your most creative ideas and escaping from conventional thinking.

Get creative by seeing with child-like eyes, spotting your most creative ideas and escaping from conventional thinking.

Creativity is not just for ‘creative types’ like artists — everyone needs it.

The ordinary routines of daily life are enlivened by new ideas.

How we eat, travel, exercise, socialising, work and even simply think are all enhanced by the unconventional.

Naturally, everyone can be creative: we can all innovate given time, freedom, autonomy, experience to draw on, perhaps a role model to emulate and the motivation to get on with it.

So, below are 8 psychology studies from the members-only section of PsyBlog on the psychology of creativity.

(If you are not already, find out how to become a PsyBlog member here.)

  1. How Conventional Thinkers Can Be More Creative
  2. The Benefit Of Seeing With Child-Like Eyes
  3. Why We Have So Many Ideas While Walking Or Showering
  4. Neurotic People Have This Surprising Mental Advantage In Creativity
  5. This Word Game Reveals A Really Creative Mind
  6. The Wonderful Emotion That Helps Drive Creativity
  7. How To Avoid Getting Stuck In A Rut
  8. How To Spot Your Best Ideas

→ Read on: Creativity: 14 Ways To Find Inspiration And Originality

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This site is all about scientific research into how the mind works.

It’s mostly written by psychologist and author, Dr Jeremy Dean.

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Author: Jeremy Dean

Psychologist, Jeremy Dean, PhD is the founder and author of PsyBlog. He holds a doctorate in psychology from University College London and two other advanced degrees in psychology. He has been writing about scientific research on PsyBlog since 2004. He is also the author of the book "Making Habits, Breaking Habits" (Da Capo, 2013) and several ebooks.