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Alcohol: the cause of, and solution to, all your creative problems:

The journal Consciousness and Cognition has recently published a study from the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Its title is both heartening and revealing: “Uncorking the muse: Alcohol intoxication facilitates creative problem solving.”
The authors explain how it has always been thought that alcohol loosens the positive senses, yet no one has really researched it.
In this case, subjects were subjected to “moderate intoxication.” This was numerically defined as a blood alcohol content of around .075.
They were then given the Remote Associates Test. This seeks to see if one can solve problems creatively.
The researchers’ conclusion was that those who were a little boozed-up solved more problems, more quickly. Moreover, when asked how they thought they’d solved these problems, they were more likely to reply that they’d felt they’d had a sudden insight.

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Hmmmm….they may be on to something

cnet:

Alcohol: the cause of, and solution to, all your creative problems:

The journal Consciousness and Cognition has recently published a study from the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Its title is both heartening and revealing: “Uncorking the muse: Alcohol intoxication facilitates creative problem solving.”

The authors explain how it has always been thought that alcohol loosens the positive senses, yet no one has really researched it.

In this case, subjects were subjected to “moderate intoxication.” This was numerically defined as a blood alcohol content of around .075.

They were then given the Remote Associates Test. This seeks to see if one can solve problems creatively.

The researchers’ conclusion was that those who were a little boozed-up solved more problems, more quickly. Moreover, when asked how they thought they’d solved these problems, they were more likely to reply that they’d felt they’d had a sudden insight.

Read more

Hmmmm….they may be on to something

via CNET.
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    Hmmmm….they may be on to something
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    That’s it. I’m sneaking wine into class in a Welch’s Grape Juice bottle.
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