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New study reveals why some people are more creative than others

By Roger Beaty, Postdoctoral Fellow in Cognitive Neuroscience, Harvard University. The question has long eluded researchers. agsandrew/Shutterstock.com Creativity is often defined as the ability to come up with new and useful ideas. Like intelligence, it can be considered a trait that everyone – not just creative “geniuses” like Picasso and Steve Jobs – possesses in some…