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Can creativity beat death? New study suggests creatives worry less about dying | ScienceDaily

Can creativity beat death? New study suggests creatives worry less about dying | ScienceDaily

Creative achievement can provide a buffer against being anxious about death, research from psychologists at the University of Kent shows.

Creative people, such as newly-announced Nobel Prize for Literature winner Bob Dylan, are often thought to be motivated by the desire to leave an enduring cultural legacy. Through their creative work, creatives such as Leonard Cohen and David Bowie continue to live on in our culture even after passing away.

Source: Can creativity beat death? New study suggests creatives worry less about dying — ScienceDaily