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Creative Differences: The Benefits Of Reaching Out To People Unlike Ourselves

What happens when we connect with people whose view of the world is very different from our own? This week on Hidden Brain, we look at the links between diversity, conflict, and creativity.
Source: Nick Shepherd

There is great comfort in the familiar. It's one reason humans often flock to people who share the same interests, laugh at the same jokes, hold the same political views. But familiar ground may not be the best place to cultivate creativity.

Columbia Business School has found that people who have deep relationships with someone from another country become more creative and score higher on routine creativity tests.

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