An Eide Neurolearning post refers to research on attentional style and creativity, including a study that notes, “…psychometric measures of creativity and measures of real-world creative achievement are associated with a habitual tendency toward diffuse rather than focused attention, which results in ineffective filtering of distracting or irrelevant environmental stimuli.” …
But overexcitability and the related phenomenon of decreased neural inhibition can result in overload and even disorder.
In his Psychology Today blog Beautiful Minds, Scott Barry Kaufman comments on this dark side of high sensitivity:
Read the full length Highly Sensitive site post Highly sensitive people: latent inhibition and creativity.
Article publié pour la première fois le 25/10/2015