Stop Trying! Creativity’s Ultimate Partner is Relaxation

Alpha Waves: The Key to Increasing Creativity and Solving Problems

All of us have experienced the frustration of trying until we’re exhausted without results, only to have the solution occur to us in the shower, on a walk or in a dream. Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, reveals that his best insights have occurred after a couple of beers or right before falling asleep. Albert Einstein said, “Creativity is the residue of time wasted.”


Henk J. Haarmann, PhD, researches divergent thinking, ...