The Columbia Chronicle

Neuroscience of creativity

By Emily Fasold

March 12, 2012

Painters, designers, architects and other creative individuals are typically thought of as “right-brained.” But a new study from the University of Southern California suggests that creativity may require more logical “left brain” thinking thanpreviously thought.The study, published online last month in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, showed that while the right brain does the bulk of the hea...

Krispy Fringe, Vintage Bazaar and more put their spin on vintage shopping

By Brianna Wellen

February 14, 2011

In a Lincoln Square boutique, a customer admires a vintage dress with a modern industrial zipper up the side. Holding the garment against her frame, she wants a few adjustments and an antique handbag to complete the outfit.Instead of simply wishing, she lists her specific requests on the boutique’s customer wish list, which is covered with handwritten yens for typewriters and 1960s Chanel. Kristy Kladzyk and Sara McIntosh,...

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