Perform at your mental peak.
You want your baby's name to be unique, but so does everyone else.
From health to leadership abilities, a good sense of humor can help improve many aspects of life.
When your passion becomes your day job, sometimes the day job becomes a chore.
People think that unhappiness causes our minds to wander, but what if the causation goes the other way?
When you don’t know what you’re looking for, it’s easier to miss it.
Who should be compensated?
Because there's not enough Walden pond to go around.
Being more creative doesn’t require a ‘Muse.’ It’s about pairing intelligence and imagination.
Elastic thinking can reveal the assumptions that hamstring our ability to solve seemingly intractable problems.
Can stories help us become more creative?
To clear Scotland’s roads in winter, the local traffic agency employs heavy machinery with punny names. Can you grit and bear it?
Flow occurs when a task’s challenge is balanced with one’s skill.
It is often assumed that AI will become so advanced that the technology will be able to do anything. In reality, there are limits.
A professor of educational psychology explains what and what not to do.
Undiagnosed brain disease or divine inspiration? The origins of the French composer’s most provocative composition remain up for debate.
Historical geniuses used the "creative nap" to give their minds a boost. Apparently, the "hypnagogic state" can help with problem solving.
When we satisfy our curiosity, the brain has a particular way of rewarding us.
Just as storylines make sense only when you have the context of the beginning and the end, listeners need to understand the impetus for why the album was even made.
Successful constructive criticism is as much about mindset as methods.
“They just don’t make good music like they used to.”
Why does hearing sad music feel so good?
Scientists want to use dream hacking devices to improve your creativity and memory.
Great genius is not born of lightning bolt-like moments of inspiration. In reality, perseverance plays the biggest role.
Our minds are hyper-taxed due to hyper-tasking. We need to slow down and allow ourselves to daydream if we want to improve our attention.
Without Benjamin List and David MacMillan, chemists would still be using metals and enzymes to catalyze chemical reactions.
Ever wondered what oxytocin receptor proteins sound like?
A team of computer scientists and musicologists have finally completed Beethoven’s unfinished 10th Symphony
Due to deteriorating health, all Beethoven left behind for his final symphony were some musical sketches.
The way we imagine and listen to melodies sheds light on imagination.
Utopia is like a John Lennon song but with golden toilets.