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Creativity Review

Here are some recent articles about creativity. Creativity and children Why Are We Raising Robots? | Let Children Play Compares how adults are trying to improve their own creativity with how the lack of play strips creativity from children.  Why children lose their creativity | Stltoday Looks at how children may be forced out of creativity, finishes […]

Creativity review

There is a continuous stream of research studies and articles about creativity that catch my eye.  Here are some recent pieces that have caught my attention.  Hope you find them useful. Creativity and children Despite less play, children’s use of imagination increases over two decades according to research Looks into the reality of the idea […]

Creativity review

Here are some recent articles that I’ve read about creativity.  It’s a thriving area of concern and I’ll continue to track items that catch my eye – a collection of theory and practice. Please let me know if you see any others of note that I can add! Creativity and children Ten Suggestions for Raising […]

Twitter 2012

Found this interesting infographic over at Infographic Labs.  It says a lot about Twitter except that the average lifespan of a Twitter user is less than 30 days.  The numbers belie the fact that it remains dominated a small number of prolific Tweeters.   Twitter 2012: The Freshest Statistics on the King of Microblogging Services […]

Play & Games articles

There’s a lot of really interesting work going on with play and games – here are some of the articles that have caught my eye in the last couple weeks. Play Bring Back Play and Disorganized Sports to Our Children. From The Innovative Educator. ChicagoQuest promotes game-playing at school – Chicago Sun-Times Parents’ […]

The games people play

Although I’m sceptical with much of the ‘research’ that describes virtually everybody as a ‘gamer,’ there is no doubt that over the last few years there’s been an explosion of activity in casual games. Of course one could argue that we’ve always played casual games such as Solitaire and Minesweeper but recently the genre has […]

Childhood & Family articles

Special needs students and their teachers are the victims of a “muddled” approach to schooling, says Leicester Uni Socioeconomic status as child dictates response to stress as adult according to University of Minnesota Parents are forgetting how to play with their children, study shows – article from The Guardian last year Teenage […]

Psychology & Neuroscience articles

NCSU research: Study Shows Sports Can Help Communities Recover From Disaster Distract Yourself or Think It Over? Two Ways to Deal with Negative Emotions from Association for Psychological Science Too much choice is a bad thing – Journal of Public Economics Snooze you win? It’s true according to Stanford reseasrch The […]