MENTAL MATH

Mental math refers to the practice of doing calculations in your head. It is often used as a way to calculate an estimate quickly through the use of math facts that have been committed to memory, such as multiplying, dividing and squaring big numbers. Another cool trick is calculating any weekday in the past or [...]

REMOTE ASSOCIATES TEST (RAT)

Creative potetial, can be defined by the ability to generate lots of useful remote associations in your mind, which spans across ones knowledge domains. The Remote Associates Test (RAT) is a test of creative potential. It was developed by Martha Mednick in 1962 and has since been considered as a valid measure of creativity. According [...]

FACILITATING CREATIVE HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMS

Ever tried an evidence-based experiment to increase team creativity? Years ago I was lucky, when I got the opportunity to arrange and participate in an evidence-based scientific creativity experiment, for a large danish company, led by Balder and Morten, from Copenhagen Institute Of NeuroCreativity (CINC). I've created a visual guide presenting the concepts and activities we learned, tools [...]

HOW TO REMEMBER BIG NUMBERS

Most people struggle when trying to remember abstract things like numbers, mostly because no one taught them how to do it. One of the best ways to memorize abstract things, is to transform them into funny, vulgar and distinctive visual mental images. But you need an easy system to keep up the motivation for training [...]