The Psychology of Messiness: How Disorder Can Make You More Creative

Second post in a week on the importance of messiness for creativity:

Last week, at the Yale School of Management’s Art, Mind + Markets conference, Kathleen Vohs, a marketing professor at the University of Minnesota with an extensive psychology background, gave a talk called “Effect of Visual Order on Creativity.” Her main point–which she and her colleagues have demonstrated in experiment after experiment–is that you get a creativity boost when you work in a messy space.”

… but we should probably balance this against the importance of an orderly learning environment for learning.

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