7 scientifically-proven methods to improve creativity (apparently)

If you’re skeptical about a psychologist’s capacity to measure creativity, you’re not alone. In my opinion, creativity can’t always be measured by someone’s ability to come up with novel uses for a yoyo, brick, candle, or something of the sort. However, this hasn’t stopped thousands of psychologists focusing on the science of creativity. With a healthy… Continue reading

10 r/Askreddit tips to improve your copywriting

There is much to be said of Reddit’s largest subreddit, ‘Askreddit’. The hivemind often comes to unusual conclusions when giving advice. However, when asked, “Writers of Reddit, what are exceptionally simple tips that make a huge difference in other people’s writing?”, some excellent responses were given. While the answers may have concerned narrative, the advice can easily… Continue reading

Chindōgu and Creativity

Lately, I’ve been raving on about the creative power of combination. Earlier this week I stumbled upon a fantastic Japanse ‘art’ called Chindōgu. Chindōgu is a process of invention which solves problems, however in doing so, creates a bigger problem than that which you set out to fix. Often, Chindōgu uses the combination of two completely disparate elements… Continue reading

7 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

Often, articles on ‘creative thinking’ come up with wishy-washy or obscure ways to think creatively. 99u recently posted an excellent article on different ways to think creatively. They are concrete, scientifically-backed and applicable to a number of creative tasks. I don’t want to steal 99u’s thunder, so here’s a basic outline: Restrict yourself Re-conceptualise the… Continue reading