Noise and distractions can boost your creativity ** Peripheral intellectual vision

When I used to code and had to focus, I needed a quiet room without interruptions but today when I write far more than I code, I find that working in a coffee-shop is more conducive to my thinking and writing. Noise I have often commented or reflected on this phenomenon but here is some research … Continue reading Noise and distractions can boost your creativity ** Peripheral intellectual vision

Is Noise Always Bad? ** Exploring the Effects of Ambient Noise on Creative Cognition

Whenever I wish to write something creative or reflect on an issue or problem, I have always found that a Café is one of the best environments. … This paper examines how ambient noise, an important environmental variable, can affect creativity. Results from five experiments demonstrate that a moderate (70 dB) versus low (50 dB) … Continue reading Is Noise Always Bad? ** Exploring the Effects of Ambient Noise on Creative Cognition