Science has found a way to peer into the creative parts of the brain to answer some questions about creativity. Let me take you there!
I PROMISE- There is a method to my madness, a reason I encourage you to do some writing every day. Daily writing makes a significant difference in the way your brain works and facilitate you building in your own "onboard assistant in your brain." In the study detailed below, they found that the novice writers who were participating were watching their stories like a film inside their heads, while the experienced writers are narrating it with an “inner voice.”
THIS STUDY SUPPORTS MY REFERENCES to "The Inner Writer" in my work with others. I’ll bet dollars to doughnuts you have an Inner Writer, too. The article says that when the two groups started to write, another set of differences emerged, as well!
Deep inside the brains of expert writers, a region called the “caudate nucleus” becomes active. In the novices,...