The more time people feel pressure, the less likely they will be to think creatively.

By |2016-09-11T16:58:26+00:00September 11th, 2016|Categories: Learning, Productivity|Tags: , |

On the days rated a seven (the highest level of pressure), people were 45% less likely to think creatively than they were on any of the lower-pressure days. (…)

Whatmore, more time pressure on a certain day meant less creative thinking that day, the next day, and the day after that.  In other words, participants seemed to experience a “pressure hangover” that lasted a couple of days at least. (more…)