Creativity is one of humanity’s most distinctive abilities and enduring mysteries. Innovative ideas and solutions have enabled our species to survive existential threats and thrive. Yet, creativity cannot be necessary for survival because many species that do not possess it have managed to flourish far longer than humans. So what drove the evolutionary development of creativity?
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Flavio Frohlich, PhD, are the first to use transcranial alternating current brain stimulation (tACS) to significantly reduce symptoms in people diagnosed with major depression.
Research shows for the first time that when adults are engaged in joint play together with their infant, the parents’ brains show bursts of high-frequency activity, which are linked to their baby’s attention patterns and not their own.
Study links piano education with better word discrimination by kindergartners.
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