Rene Magritte. Creative puzzle

The benefits of capacity seeing yourself  through  the eyes of others

Three hats are offered to two players – one white and two red. They close their eyes and are told that each of them will...
Willem Haenraets. Enhance creativity by dreams

Dream Journaling as a technique for finding creative solutions

Sleep And Dream Journaling as a technique for boosting creativity and finding creative solutions 1. Authors Patricia L. Garfield “Creative Dreaming” (1974, 1995), Stanley Krippner, Joseph Dillard...
Irina Popova. White herd. Enhancing creativity

Complete to the Whole

A farmer wants to divide his 17 horses among his three sons. According to farmer the oldest son should get half of the horses,the...
Gustave Moreau. Boost your creativity

C. Jung’s “16 associations” test as a problem solving method

Exercise-test "16 associations" 1. Author and history Carl Jung created and began to use the word association test in the 1910-1916 to unravel the subconscious. He...
Стрела в центре мишени. Сделать наоборот.

Do The Opposite

A duke was hunting in the forest with his men-at-arms and servants when he came across a tree. Upon it, archery targets were painted...

Party detective story

A man walks into a party and pours some punch and ice into a cup. He was really thirsty and drank it really fast. Then...
Ancient gold coin. Creative Puzzle

Egyptian coin. Mindfulness Challenge

An archeologist claims he found a Roman coin dated 46 B.C. in Egypt.  Note: Roman coins can really be found in Egypt How much should...
Alexander the Great, Parables and histories

Parable about Alexander the Great and Opportunity

Parable on Opportunity One day Alexander the Great was going about town, just walking with his troops and roaming about the market. In one of...
Art by Remedios Varo. Enhance creativity

Freewriting – Subconscious creative technique

Freewriting  1. Authors: Louise Dunlap, Peter Elbow, Natalie Goldberg and Mark Levy 2. History Such writers as Nikolai Gogol, William Yates, Victor Hugo, Honore de Balzac, Anatole...
Art by Oleg Turchin. Creativity technique

“What if?” – A powerful creativity and possibility thinking technique

"What if?" - creativity, possibility thinking and problem solving technique 1. Authors: Edward de Bono, Paul Sloane 2. History The "What If...?" technique is rooted in Thought...
Role play. Geniuses.

Role Playing as a Creative Problem Solving Technique

Role Playing 1. Authors. Rick Griggs, Michael Michalko. 2. History Role Playing as a group brainstorming method invented during the 1980’s by business guru Rick Griggs. Later...
Ошибка выжившего. Творческое решение проблем

Survivorship bias and the flip side of things

During World War II, the Hungarian mathematician Abraham Wald, who worked in the SRG laboratory in New York, considered how to minimize bomber losses...
Edward Titchener. Biography and contributions

Edward Titchener – Founder of Structural Psychology

Edward Titchener Edward Bradford Titchener (11 January 1867, Chichester, Sussex, England - 3 August 1927, Ithaca, New York, USA) (aged 60) Nationality: United Kingdom, USA Category: Scientists Occupation:...
Role play. Geniuses.

Role Playing as a Creative Problem Solving Technique

Role Playing 1. Authors. Rick Griggs, Michael Michalko. 2. History Role Playing as a group brainstorming method invented during the 1980’s by business guru Rick Griggs. Later...