Creativity is a State of Mind and Can be Trained

Trained pianists have higher levels of brain wave synchronization when improvising pieces of music, a new study reveals.

As an undergraduate student at York University, Joel Lopata was studying film production and jazz performance when a discrepancy became apparent.

“I noticed students in the jazz program were really developing a language of creative engagement, whereas in the film program, we weren’t having the same education. It was a lot more theoretical than practical, and a lot less creative and innovative,” said Lopata, who received his PhD in Education from Western in 2015.

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About Giorgio Bertini

Research Professor. Founder Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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