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Anyone Can Be Trained to Be Creative - Neuroscience News

Anyone Can Be Trained to Be Creative - Neuroscience News

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A new method to spark creativity and innovation

Researchers have developed a far better method for training people to be creative.

This method is based on narrative theory and helps people be creative in the same way children and artists are: making up stories that imagine alternative worlds, shift perspective and genera...

The narrative method recognises that we're all creative. According to professor Angus Fletcher, we are often so obsessed with the idea that some people are more creative than others that we undervalue some people's creativity. However, we should train creativity in the ri...

The narrative method of training for creativity

The narrative method uses the techniques that writers use to create stories. For example:

  • Developing new worlds in your mind. If employees are asked to think about an unusual customer, then imagine a world where all customers are like that. Would that change your busin...

The narrative method of training creativity through telling stories is how young children are creative. But creativity in children drops after four or five years of schooling when children start intensive logical semantic and memory training.

Organisations that train employees to be creativ...

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