Creative people sometimes use bodily movement to help overcome mental blocks and lack of inspiration. Indeed, authors such as Henry James and Thomas Mann used to walk before starting to write. However, is it really true that physical exercise helps you to become more creative?
Colzato, L.S., Szapora Ozturk, A., Pannekoek, J.N., and Hommel, B. (2013). The impact of physical exercise on convergent and divergent thinking. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:824. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00824
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