Early in the day, when you’re bleary eyed, stumbling about in the fog of sleepiness, you’re probably at your creative peak. In contrast, if you’re a morning person, then for you, the evening is the best time for musing.

How come? Insight-based problem-solving requires a broad, unfocused approach. You’re more likely to achieve that Aha! revelatory moment when your inhibitory brain processes are at their weakest and your thoughts are meandering.

Fascinating study suggests we’re most creative at our groggiest. 

Perhaps Stephen King was right when he likened creativity to wakeful dreaming.

Moral: Know your chronotype

(via explore-blog)