Their findings, published in the , drew on four different experiments and various means of measuring creativity, to investigate how being involved romantically with a person from a foreign culture over an extended period of time can, according to the study, “help people ‘go out’ of the box and into a creative frame of mind.”In the first experiment, researchers tracked 115 students enrolled in a 10-month international MBA program.At the beginning and the end of the program, participants were asked to take a creativity test with three different tasks used for measuring convergent and divergent thinking, assets that are widely associated with creativity.“You meet their family, for example, you try to be considerate of their family’s culture and so you have to learn about it, find what’s appropriate and inappropriate.” That element of deep learning, he explained, is not the same with intercultural friendships.
Researchers found that participants had superior creative performance on the test when reflecting on their intercultural relationships, and concluded that “intercultural dating promotes creativity because it allows for cultural learning.”The third portion of the study sought to analyze how the number and duration of intercultural relationships affects a person’s creativity.
For this part, researchers worked with 163 participants who were asked to take a creativity test and report their past relationships (both intercultural and intracultural), including how long each one had lasted.
At the end of the program, participants were asked, “Did you date anyone from a culture other than your own while at the program? Researchers found, across all of the creativity measures, “participants who dated individuals from other cultures exhibited superior creative performance” at the end of the MBA program.
The second experiment sought to find a causal link between creativity and intercultural relationships by asking participants to reflect on their past dating experiences.
Because hours later, at Hein's after party, he met the girl of his life - his opponent's sibling sister Gloria.
"I talked to Nick's sister, we exchanged contacts and yeah, she is just a fantastic person."I love love, man."Jake Gyllenhaal said this in an interview with Howard Stern back in 2015, and when you look at his dating history over the years, it's pretty easy to confirm that the Hollywood star does, in fact, love love.He's been in several high-profile relationships—some serious, some not-so-serious—but has always remained fiercely private when it comes to his personal life.For his first study, which was based on his hunch that immersion in foreign culture and creativity were linked, he asked a class of MBA students to answer questions on their experiences living and traveling abroad; then, they each solved a creativity problem.“We found that when they had lived abroad, and the longer they lived abroad, the more likely they were to solve this creativity problem,” Galinsky explained, “but travel abroad had no effect.”He and his colleagues were intrigued by the findings—that the deep learning that comes with prolonged immersion in another culture could enhance a person’s creativity."I'm not necessarily guarded, but I consider intimacy to be very important and I don't think everybody needs to know about my family or my personal details," he said in an interview with in 2017.