Anyone can be trained to be more creative
Mental Health Mind Psychology

Anyone can be trained to be more creative

Riley Catenacci
Riley Catenacci

In 10 seconds? Researchers have discovered that rigid thinkers can be trained to be more creative by reinterpreting their emotions - even in professions usually not associated with creativity.

What does emotional regulation have to do with creativity? Previous research has shown that strategies to regulate emotions can facilitate creativity, but it was unclear if that was because it caused a change in mood or because the process itself promoted creative thinking. The researchers focused on emotional reappraisal, which involves reframing an emotional experience.

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