I was thinking about when you are just completing reptitive tasks in work or watching reality TV, that you are not giving your brain a chance to grow or change, or to learn. I was speaking with my friend who is studying her doctorate program to be a Psychologist, and I was discussing with her my research question around if we are not creative we can turn into a robot. My friend was very helpful and suggested to research the below:
- Synaptic pruning
- Van Winkle’s – Why Synaptic Pruning is everywhere – And what it means to you.
- Bandura Social Learning Theory
- Regulation Theory – complying to others modelling behaviours