Some of us (and this definitely describes me) have leaky sensory filters. This may enhance creativity by integrating ideas from outside the realm of one’s focus. Or so says Northwestern University research providing physiological evidence that creativity may be tied to a reduced ability to filter irrelevant sensory information. Read about this in Science Daily’s Creative Genius Driven By Distraction.
Here are Six Timeless Quotes on Creativity by Pablo Picasso from Entrepreneur.
What do you think of when you hear the word genius? If you haven’t yet watched The Elusive Creative Genius Ted Talk by Elizabeth Gilbert, please do. Even if you’ve seen it before, it’s so worth a second listen!