Suppressing the reasoning part of the brain stimulates creativity, scientists find

Suppressing the reasoning part of the brain stimulates creativity, scientists find

Suppressing the reasoning part of the brain stimulates creativity, scientists find 150 150 icnagency

By: Nicola Davis | Suppressing the reasoning part of the brain stimulates creativity, scientists find | Neuroscience | The Guardian

Using electrical currents to affect parts of the brain involved in planning and reasoning found to make people better at imaginative puzzle-solving

If off-the-wall thinking gives you a headache, scientists might have the solution.

Researchers have found that suppressing activity in part of the brain involved in planning and reasoning can boost an individual’s ability to think in creative ways and solve mind-bending problems.

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