Why It Feels Like We're Falling Behind It can take years to notice a life-changing invention. - Motley Fool
It took the world a few years to recognize that the Wright brothers had flown the first airplane at Kitty Hawk, NC (first flight in Dec. 1903 to 1908 public demonstrations).Here's my research on the topic of creativity.
Predicting Creativity in the Wild-- a research paper on the use of sociometric monitoring of teams by Sociometric Solutions.
Actor John Cleese talks about creativity. It's about the open mindset of play.
Play is More than Just Fun - Stuart Brown; TED Talk
Stuart Brown has studied play in animals and humans and argues that it is a natural tool used for creative problem solving.
|Play by Stuart Brown|
"Dr. Brown has spent his career studying animal behavior and conducting more than six- thousand "play histories" of humans from all walks of life-from serial murderers to Nobel Prize winners. Backed by the latest research, Play (20,000 copies in print) explains why play is essential to our social skills, adaptability, intelligence, creativity, ability to problem solve and more. Particularly in tough times, we need to play more than ever, as it's the very means by which we prepare for the unexpected, search out new solutions, and remain optimistic. A fascinating blend of cutting-edge neuroscience, biology, psychology, social science, and inspiring human stories of the transformative power of play, this book proves why play just might be the most important work we can ever do."
Dr. Brown's 2008 three part PBS series on Play:
PROMISE OF PLAY, Part 1: The Mother of Invention
PROMISE OF PLAY, Part 3: The Heart of the Matter