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Ever been called a worrywart? An over-thinker? Well, this new psychology suggest it it might actually be that you are a more creative person. Researchers at King’s College in London made the connection between anxiety and a stronger imagination.
"Cheerful, happy-go-lucky people by definition do not brood about problems and so must be at a disadvantage when problem-solving compared to a more neurotic person.
This could mean that for specific neural reasons, high scorers on neuroticism have a highly active imagination, which acts as a built-in threat generator.”
said Dr. Adam Perkins, an expert in Neurobiology of Personality
Let me try to relate this a little better:
"In a sense, worry is the mother of invention. When you think about it, it makes sense. Many of our greatest breakthroughs through the years were a result of worry. Nuclear power? Worry over energy. Advanced weapons? Worry of invasion. Medical breakthroughs? Worry over illness and death.”
So, even though some nights I stay up paralyze with my decisions who knows...that worry could end up leading to getting a Noble Prize.
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@nicolejb apparently from what this research says lol thought I was crazy or something
That's hardly comforting
over thinker don't make you burnout?
ofcourse its true.. but thinking with a bit of analysing is better i believe..
Oh no @orenshani7 why do you say that? I guess not, maybe it's because they overthink that their ideas come out the most interesting! they thought of everything else! haha @atmi @supriosantra01