Creativity

$50,000 Google Science Fair Winner

By Ivy League Potential / January 29, 2020 /

Ferron Ferreira, a young teen from Ireland, won the $50,000 grand prize at Google Science Fair this year. He conducted research on removing microplastics from the ocean, an issue that has been gaining publicity in the news recently. It’s always inspiring to read about young teenagers helping to protect the environment. Some students are not aware of how to…

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Creativity

By Ivy League Potential / December 13, 2019 / Comments Off on Creativity

We just read an excellent article on creativity by Emma Seppala, Science Director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. Researchers have found that “people are more creative after they have been daydreaming or letting their minds wander” and that the biggest obstacle to creativity is being too busy. So many high achieving high…

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