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Scientists might know why certain people are more creative than others.

The brain primarily consists of the default network, which is involved, in spontaneous thinking, the executive control network involved in focused tasks and the salience network, which is necessary to switch between these two. Using functional MRI (fMRI) scientists found that a person’s creativity is based on the strength of their connections between these networks. Usually the default network and the executive control network are not activated simultaneously. However, researchers found out that creative individuals have signs of co-activation of these two regions. Now, the question remains whether one can improve creativity by modifying these networks.

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Scientific publication: http://www.pnas.org/