Fascinating article by Nancy Andreasen in the Atlantic
So many great passages-
Creative people are better at recognizing relationships, making associations and connections, and seeing things in an original way—seeing things that others cannot see.
Creative people work much harder than the average person—and usually that’s because they love their work.
Subjects often express the idea that standard ways of learning and teaching are not always helpful and may even be distracting, and that they prefer to learn on their own.
Part of creativity is picking the little bubbles that come up to your conscious mind, and picking which one to let grow and which one to give access to more of your mind, and then have that translate into action.