Tag Archives: Creativity

IQ tests: are humans getting smarter?

sun ok/Shutterstock Roger Staff, University of Aberdeen and Lawrence Whalley, University of Aberdeen From the algorithms that make our social media accounts function to the sleep-tracking technology in our smartwatches, the world has never seemed so technologically advanced and developed. Which is why it would be easy to assume that with each generation, humans are getting smarter. But is this …

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From the pyramids to Apollo 11 – can AI ever rival human creativity?

From the pyramids to Apollo 11 – can AI ever rival human creativity? Wonders of the world. Sam valadi/Flickr, CC BY-SA Tim Schweisfurth, University of Southern Denmark and René Chester Goduscheit, Aarhus University The European Patent Office recently turned down an application for a patent that described a food container. This was not because the invention was not novel or …

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6 ways to help kids express their feelings about the coronavirus pandemic through art

Through creativity, children make sense of the world. (Dragos Gontariu/Unsplash) Nikki Martyn, University of Guelph-Humber The COVID-19 pandemic has affected children’s worlds in many ways. Due to closures and restrictions, they have experienced the loss of social engagement and the support of friends, school communities or extended family. Children have likely had conversations about the virus and what they can …

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