i’m-an-alzheimer’s-researcher-&-neurologist:-here’s-how-forgetting-boosts-creativity

I’m An Alzheimer’s Researcher & Neurologist: Here’s How Forgetting Boosts Creativity

Psychologists have pored over the introspections of individuals who are generally agreed to be highly creative—visual artists, poets, novelists, musicians, physicists, mathematicians, and exceptional biologists. A unifying thread among these testimonials has emerged. What does it mean to be creative? Colloquially, “to create” implies novelty or innovation; “to be creative” suggests a broader generative capacity.…