Interesting article in Wired on Neuroscientist Allan Snyder from University of Sydney, Australia who has applied a small electrical stimulation to the brain to study whether it has an effect on creativity. See: ‘Unlock Inner Savant’
Unlock Your Inner Rain Man by Electrically Zapping Your Brain
Imagine a creativity cap. A device that would free you, if only momentarily, from your mindsets, from your prejudices, from the mental blocks to creativity.