Gustave Moreau. Boost your creativity

Тест “16 ассоциаций” К. Юнга как метод решения проблем

Ассоциативный тест Юнга: Метод “16 ассоциаций” 1. Автор и история Прообразом теста послужил метод свободных ассоциаций Карл Юнга (1910), который применял его для раскрытия истинных мотиваций...
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...

Reversal (Inversion) as a creative problem solving technique

Reversal (Inversion) as a heuristic methods to stimulate creativity 1. Authors Carl Jacobi, Alex Osborn, Bob Eberle, John R. Dixon, Charles Thompson, Edward de Bono, Anatoliy Esaulov, Genrikh Bush,...
Lotus Blossom Technique

Lotus Blossom Technique

Lotus Blossom as a creative technique for generating new ideas 1. Authors Thomas Eliot, Yasuo Matsumura, Michael Michalko 2. History This method was first applied by Thomas Eliot...
Favorable omens by Rene Magritte

Wishful Thinking – creativity technique for breakthrough innovation

Wishful Thinking as a tool for Creative Problem Solving 1. Author Arthur Van Gundy (May 24, 1946 – May 5, 2009) was an American communication professor,...
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:...
Salvador Dali. Biography, works

40 Inventive Principles in classical and modern TRIZ

40 Inventive Principles for resolving technical contradictions Genrich Altshuller discovered forty patterns of inventive solutions, known as 40 Inventive Principles. (TRIZ – Theory of Inventive Problem Solving). The analysis...