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This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.

 

Don’t Get Mad, Get Creative: Social Rejection Can Fuel Imagination, JHUCarey Researcher Finds

A new study by a Johns Hopkins University business professor finds that social rejection can inspire imaginative thinking, particularly in individuals with a strong sense of their own independence.

Johns Hopkins Researchers Study Artistic Aspect of Illustrator’s Illness

In an effort to unlock the secrets of the brain and creativity, Johns Hopkins cognitive scientists Barbara Landau and Michael McCloskey are studying Lonni Sue Johnson, an artist who contracted viral encephalitis in 2007.