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n the ability to imagine and create through innovation and synthesis.

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Q. are there any good sides in ADHD? I heard that ADHD kids are more creative then others, can it be or someone was just messing with me...

A. They are very creative. I think it's because they get all that information from all around so they connect it differently then everyone else. if you take that quality and connect it with high levels of energy - you can get a good problem solver. I have ADHD and i work as an electronic engineer. And I’m good at it ;)

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Under these conditions, the creative impulse inevitably leads the artist closer to his or her ideal state of being, where he or she may experience freedom.
As Joyce Ogburn writes in the preface, this book "is a strong beginning in the journey to expose and exploit the intersections between the creative impulse and the need to access and use information wisely.
Close to 300 meters in length, its passages and chambers reveal the Stone Age artists' exquisite renderings of deer, bison, horses and other animals, some long extinct, coexisting in a setting that defies imagination and asks far more questions about the creative impulse than can be answered.
Though in other ways poles apart, Emily and the Jarrow marchers share a creative impulse, for theirs was a spectacle for the public as brilliant as Emily's daring plot would have been had it not failed so tragically.
This is hardly surprising, given the art-historical and commercial realities that turn interactive constructions such as Colombo's into Objects requiring vigilant conservation, a situation that seems both necessary and counter to their guiding creative impulse.
P]erhaps, if you think about it, digression really is the shortest distance between two points" The cave is a locus of timeless creative impulse, and is also in some sense a contemporary writer's studio, with pale walls reminiscent of blank paper.
The creative impulse is deeply humanistic, to create art that reminds us of what it means to be human.
Not taking advantage of our students' creative impulse in our approach to teaching is to overlook an effective source of motivation .
Pinn remarks that African Americans' yearning for more life and meaning, or "the quest for complex subjectivity," is both the historical and cultural sense of religion and the creative impulse that would be present regardless of historical circumstances.
Critical readings evidence both a rigour and creative impulse.
All involve what he calls "ultimate explanation of a type that goes back to Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and beyond him to Plato," and the theory "that the good (merit, being 'for the best') exerts a creative impulse," an idea found "in Plato and Aristotle, in neo-Platonism, in Christian scholasticism, and indeed in some contemporary thinkers as well".
Another trend will be the processing of materials: fabrics, metals, hides, crystals, plants and moreC* anything goes when it comes to standing out, without ever eschewing good taste or legendary French chic; and with their creative impulse, the companies invariably succeed in taking advantage of their traditional know-how, while paying due attention the stringent quality criteria behind their international reputation.

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