Creative problem-solving using metaphors can help us deal with the long-term anxiety and challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
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How walking side by side can help to resolve conflict and improve people's sense of connection with others.
Experiments show that children who pretend to be their favourite character persist for longer on a task than children not pretending.
These seven cli-fi novels will get you fired up for action.
Research shows that the more adults identify with exercise or physical activity, the more they engage in it.
An exciting announcement about upcoming plans – and we revisit an old favourite episode.
The poet Percy Bysshe Shelley believed that we can exercise our moral imagination 'in the same manner as exercise strengthens a limb'. Here, then, are some tips for fostering empathy through art.
Children with imaginary friends tend to be creative and have more empathy.
There needs to be more opportunity in school and at home for students to learn to write for enjoyment.
Modern science backs Picasso, who once said 'Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.'
There are many people who are astonished to discover that their complete lack of ability to picture visual imagery is different from the norm.
If leaders of educational institutions are concerned about the employability of graduates, they should avoid over-investing in STEM subjects and stop snubbing liberal arts.
It turns out that children as young as three can actually understand some forms of irony.
Tolkien and Zamenhof are two of imaginary languages' most successful proponents – yet their aims were very different.
When human contact is cut off, the brain begins to act in strange ways to preserve its sanity.
Summer can likely be full of activities that you do with your child. Here's what research shows on how to boost your child's creativity.
Six tips to get rid of that song stuck in your head, based on the latest research.
Research has found a relationship between pretend play and a child's developing creativity, understanding of others and social competence with peers.
One historian is plumbing the oft-discarded works of kids – from shipwreck tales to diary entries – to augment our understanding of U.S. history.