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Imagination

  • Reality Check

    We are surrounded by technology that makes everything so efficient and immediate. Tasks that took us hours just a few years ago are now just a swipe away. We should have had tons of spare time thanks to this overwhelming efficiency. This era should have been a perfect opportunity for us to reconnect. And yet, many of us are constantly occupied with something. And this something usually involves some digital pieces of information being fired at us.

  • 5 Ways to Spice Up Your Summer Vacation

    For many of us, the summer vacation is usually booked in advance, planned and designed to use every single minute. Which is great, but it doesn't really leave room for surprises or, dare I say, adventures. So today we are on a mission to bring back some surprises to our summer vacation. We are going to spice up our vacation with five simple things that will make us feel like children again, without giving up our grand plans for the summer. Ready? Let's hit the road!

  • Get Lost

    Is it possible that we are losing the ability to get lost in more than just the geographical sense? Is it possible that by knowing exactly where we are all the time, we are losing something more precious like our ability to be surprised?

  • The Magic Button

    Every one of us has a magic button in our brain that moves us into a more efficient learning mode. Can we push it proactively? Can we use it just before starting a day at school to create wonders in the classroom?

  • A New Look at Visual Thinking

    Creative ideas emerge when visual thinking meets verbal communication.

  • The Creative Gifts of ADHD

    Research supports the notion that people with ADHD characteristics are more likely to reach higher levels of creative thought and achievement than people without these characteristics.

  • The Inadequacy of Mass Education & the Case for Autodidacticism

    "(...) autodidacticism is an attitude one brings to learning, an attitude which is essential to gaining substantive insight both within and beyond the confines of traditional educational institutions. This attitude consists of a willingness to question all of one’s assumptions and preconceived ideas, a strong desire to learn and to apply what is learned, and a fiery love for knowledge in and of itself."

  • Introducing… The Imagination Institute!

    The Imagination Institute is dedicated to making progress on the measurement, growth, and improvement of imagination across all sectors of society.

  • Imagining a New College Entrance Examination

    What would a truly innovative college entrance examination look like?

  • 18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

    "Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires complex cognition yet is completely distinct from the thinking process."