Finally, something that explains why my perception of the world around me is different than yours!
[article by Cari Romm, excerpted from NY Mag] “To those of us whose brains seem to be missing the art-appreciation chip, people who really get it are something of a mystery. Fellow art-idiots will know what I’m talking about when I say that going to a museum with an artsy friend can be a baffling experience: You’re both looking at colors on canvas, but one of you sees, well, colors on canvas, and the other sees meaning or a story or something else beyond what’s obviously there.
And as it turns out, that difference doesn’t just boil down to powers of creative interpretation — according to a study recently published in the Journal of Personality Research and highlighted in New Scientist, creative people really do see the world differently than everyone else.”
Read the entire article here, it’s fascinating. When you think about it: the more open you are, the more possibilities you see in everything around you.
Want to know more about creativity? Then check out these TED Talks.