The Neuroscience Behind Creativity

This month at Onward we are focused on the habits of play and create as a way to cultivate our resilience.

And like most of the other habits we have previously talked about, there is a connection to cultivating our resilience and to what is going on in our brains.

As far as creativity is concerned, according to the Neuroscience of Creativity video, our brain networks seem to be doing this 3 things regarding creativity:

  1. They bend what we see.
  2. They break what we expect.
  3. They blend things with other things.

Want something more concrete here, watch the video for some visuals of your brain in action!