Big hats problem

Director’s creative solution

There was a problem in the one of Paris’ theaters. Women keep their stylish high hats on at the hall. This caused difficulties for...

Three cups puzzle

There are 3 empty teacups on the table. Can you put 10 lumps of sugar in them so that there would be an odd...

Round or square?

This is frequently asked interview puzzle Why is it better to have round manhole covers than square ones?A round manhole cover cannot fall through its...
Roger Suraud. Creativity

Creativity as the creation and implementation of Possibilities

Creativity as the embodiment of Possibilities Creativity as an realization of the "Mystical potency" (Laozi, 6th c. BC); Creativity as "feeding the life" (shang yang), the realization of the...

Universal mechanisms of Creativity

Universal mechanisms of creative dialogue with the World The hierarchical system of mechanisms is outlined to account for the creative dialogue that may occur between...

Damage in favor

An absolute failure lived in Las Vegas. He was always losing. Suddenly, he married a beautiful woman - millionaire. They started to visit casino...
The Double Helix of Creativity

Mechanisms of Creative Dialogue with the World

Sergey L. Markov. Mechanisms of Creative Dialogue with the World Markov, S. L. (1997) Mechanisms of Creative Dialogue With the World. Paper presented at the...
Carl Gustav Jung About Creativity

Psychologists and psychiatrists about creativity

Creativity quotes from psychologists and psychiatrists Genius... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way. William James (January 11, 1842 – August...
One Yen

Inventive General

During a momentous battle, a Japanese general decided to attack even though his army was greatly outnumbered. He was confident they would win, but...

A bus stop pick-up riddle

While driving on your way home, you pass by a bus stop and see among the people waiting for the bus, an old lady...

The Relativity of Truth

“What is your age?” asked the judge. “Remember you’re under oath” “I am twenty one years and some months” the woman answered. Really she was an...
Evelyn Taylor Genius

Articles on the psychology of creativity

Psychology of creativity, creative vision, creative management and methods of enhancing creativity 1. Sergey L. Markov. Kvintological approach to the construction of a unified theory of...