White Matter

I finally finished watching the BBC’s documentary – “How to be more creative” See Here where I started.

Did you know in our brains we have grey matter but we also have white matter? It was described to look like a bowl made out of spaghetti and it has 150,000 km of connections!

This white matter connects different regions of the brain together.

For us creative people we actually have less white matter than other people. To have less connections means the nerve traffic is slowed down so there is more time to make new connections. And more time to get a great idea!


“Creativity is slow and meandering”

3 thoughts on “White Matter

    1. It is very interesting – I have more to post as well (Just the highlights)
      It certainly makes me think about why/how we are creative and different from analytical people 🙂

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