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How does hardship impact your creativity?

Today's Q&A Monday question asks about the link between hardship and creativity: What is the quality of the science behind the idea that "hardship increases creativity"? While artists and engineers can both grow by playing intellectual games with artificial constraints, is real hardship actually correlated with increased creativity and productive output? Context: All those office perks?…

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Does mood impact creativity?

Each week, I answer questions about creativity and productivity in a series called Q&A Monday. Today's question asks about the list between mood and creativity: "Why are we most creative when we feel down?" Anonymous on Quora Which moods are scientifically linked with creativity? Various research links negative moods and feelings to a decrease in creativity:…

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