Psychology & Psychiatry

Air quality impacts early brain development

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found a link between traffic-related air pollution and an increased risk for changes in brain development relevant to neurodevelopmental disorders. Their study, based ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Research suggests creative people do not excel in cognitive control

A recent study by a University of Arkansas researcher, Darya Zabelina, assistant professor of psychology, takes a new approach to measuring the association between creativity and cognitive control, that is, the mind's ability ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Creativity may rely on 'teamwork' in the brain

(HealthDay)—Scientists may have discovered what makes a creative mind tick: stronger connections among brain regions that usually work in opposition to each other.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Fantasy play helps creative thinking in children

Engaging in fantasy play could benefit creative thinking in children suggests a study presented today at the British Psychological Society's Developmental Psychology Section annual conference.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Men more likely to be seen as 'creative thinkers'

People tend to associate the ability to think creatively with stereotypical masculine qualities, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The findings ...

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