I was really excited to sit down with Thomas G West , author of “In the Mind’s Eye: Visual Thinkers, Gifted People With Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties, Computer Images and the Ironies of Creativity “ and ” Thinking Like Einstein” as well as many others. West’s first book came out 25 years ago(!!), andRead More iTunes STICHER SHOW NOTES WATCH
Dr. Manual Casanova’s cutting edge research on cortical connectivities and minicolumns has dramatically helped pave the understanding of the neurobiological differences and strengths of the dyslexic brain. Casanova’s research indicates that the dyslexic brain is one which is wired and connected for big picture, interdisciplinary thinking with an aptitude for noticing the ” forest”, yet canRead More iTunes STICHER SHOW NOTES WATCH
In this podcast I chatted with the fascinating creativity, giftedness and education researcher C. Matthew Fugate, PhD about his groundbreaking study which indicates a relationship between *lower* working memory and higher levels of creativity and divergent thinking.Read More iTunes STICHER SHOW NOTES WATCH
Are you easily distracted by the tapping of your co-workers pencil, by your family member talking loudly on the phone, or by a barking dog?
Researchers have been investigating the differences between people with different levels of distractibility, or levels of ” sensory gating”. Turns out people with low sensory gating or “leaky filters” are correlated with higher levels of real world creative achievement.Read More iTunes STICHER SHOW NOTES WATCH