This is the first in a series of posts which defines then discusses the use of the Remote Associates Test and creativity. This is very similar to a technique used to develop jokes, which is one of the most creative thinks we can do.
The next article discusses how use of neurofeedback can enhance performance on this test. This is done by increasing the alpha waves in part of the brain. but in reality it puts the subject into a state of relaxed, but highly functional readiness. It is also related to approaching a problem in a stress free but readied mode. Much like an athlete that does not choke.