Seeing Green (or, Maybe Blue) Makes You More Creative

I’ve just read a scientific article that provides evidence that green makes you more creative. The researchers conducted four different experimental studies, and in each study, people performed simple creativity tasks that could be easily scored (such as “think of unusual uses for a tin can”). Before the creativity task started, half of the subjects were… Read More Seeing Green (or, Maybe Blue) Makes You More Creative

Architecture Matters

Architecture matters. A well-designed space can foster more effective learning, and can enhance creativity and collaboration. Two recent data points: 1. I just finished teaching my Spring 2011 classes. In one of them, the senior seminar for our graduating majors in educational studies, one of our books was 21st Century Learning Environments (2006). It was… Read More Architecture Matters