41 minutes | Aug 19, 2021

Podcast S6E128: Holly White - How ADHD impacts creativity

In today's episode, we speak with Dr Holly White, cognitive psychologist and researcher looking at the link between ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and creativity. #adhd #creativity #research #daydreaming See the full episode at https://wp.me/p6pllj-1Dg We look at why some people with ADHD might succeed on certain creative tasks, as well as the link between inhibition in the brain and creativity. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:02:45 - What ADHD is, what the symptoms are and how the diagnosis has changed over the past few years 00:07:00 - Inattentiveness and Daydreaming, and shortening attention spans are becoming more common 00:09:00 - The combination of genetic factors as well as environmental and physiological which lead to ADHD 00:12:00 - The research which Dr White did into the link between ADHD and creative behaviour 00:14:00 - The link between people inhibiting their thoughts / being less focused, and being better at developing more original ideas in divergent thinking tasks 00:20:00 - The link between ADHD and people incorporating things from their environment in creative ideas and artistic output 00:23:00 - Research shows that people with ADHD are less affected by boundaries of what has previously been produced, and are less affected by functional fixedness 00:26:00 - Having someone with ADHD in a group makes everyone else in the group more creative as well, as they expand the variety of what is talked about 00:30:30 - How diverse groups work together in brainstorming sessions 00:36:00 - The default mode network is activated in the brain when you are daydreaming, forming new connections, and this results in a lot of original new connections Links mentioned in today's episode: Chaotic Cognition blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/chaotic-cognition University page: https://sites.lsa.umich.edu/shah-lab/people/ Bonus: This episode was made possible by our premium innovation and creativity training. Take your innovation and creativity capabilities to the next level by investing in yourself now, at https://www.ideatovalue.com/all-access-pass-insider-secrets/ * Subscribe on iTunes to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/idea-to-value-creativity-innovation/id1199964981?mt=2 * Subscribe on Spotify to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/4x1kANUSv7UJoCJ8GavUrN  * Subscribe on Stitcher to the Idea to Value Podcast: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129437&refid=stpr * Subscribe on Google Podcasts to the Idea to Value Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9pZGVhdG92YWx1ZS5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw  Want to rapidly validate new ideas and innovative products and GROW your online business? These are the tools I actually use to run my online businesses (and you can too): * The best email management and campaigns system: ActiveCampaign (Free Trial) http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Best value web hosting: BlueHost WordPress http://www.activecampaign.com/?_r=M17NLG2X  * Landing pages, Sales Pages and Lead collection: LeadPages (Free Trial) http://leadpages.pxf.io/c/1385771/390538/5673  * Sharing & List building: Sumo (Free) https://sumo.com/?src=partner_ideatovalue  * Payments, Shopping Cart, affiliate management and Upsell generator: ThriveCart https://improvides--checkout.thrivecart.com/thrivecart-standard-account/  * Video Webinars for sales: WebinarJam and Everwebinar ($1 Trial) https://nickskillicorn.krtra.com/t/lwIBaKzMP1oQ  * Membership for protecting content: Membermouse (Free Trial) http://affiliates.membermouse.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=735  * eLearning System for students: WP Courseware https://flyplugins.com/?fly=293  * Video Editing: Techsmith Camtasia http://techsmith.z6rjha.net/vvGPv  I have used all of the above products myself to build IdeatoValue and Improvides, which is why I can confidently recommend them. I may also receive affiliate payments for any business I bring to them using the links above. Copyright https://www.ideatovalue.com
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