The intersection of creativity and our everyday lives
To be creative is to be human. And exploring that drive might just help us understand ourselves better. Creative Fuel counters the myth that only certain people are creative by showcasing how essential it is in everyone’s everyday.
Host Anna Brones guides listeners through exploring the big questions of what it means to be human through the lens of creativity. Each episode begins with a central question and features the expertise of researchers, scientists, and creatives as Anna explores the many answers.
EP 1: Do We Need Newness for Creativity?
We all know that spark of inspiration that easily happens when we go somewhere out of the ordinary, or feel like we're doing something for the first time. Do we need that sense of newness to spark creativity, and what do we do if we can't find it? In this episode we talk to writer Amanda Machado and neuroscientist Christine Liu to learn exactly what's happening in our brains when we have new experiences and how it impacts our creative process.
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