creativity

Stuck In A Creative Rut? Maybe You’re Too Alert

Caffeine, cigarettes, a quick run. These are just some of the stimulants that creative types can’t do without when they’re looking for their inventiveness to be operating at maximum efficiency. But what if lighting a fire and being laser-focused isn’t the best mindset for creativity?…

music & audio

Pleasure Chemistry: How Our Brains Process Music

Why does music bring us pleasure? Well, the simple answer is that it changes our brain chemistry… literally. Music triggers the parts of our brain associated with reward, motivation, and emotion, which causes the feelings of pleasure that we get when we put our headphones…