Hey fellow readers! There’s now scientific evidence out there that overthinking squashes creativity. And Psyblog is spilling the beans.
A study found that those with an activated cerebellum (responsible for body movement) instead of the cerebrum (the brain’s control center) were more creative when drawing a word in Pictionary.
According to one of the study’s authors, “the parts of the brain that enable you to plan, organize and manage your activities [are] negatively associated with creative task performance.”