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A Cognitive Trick for Solving Problems Creatively

· Neuroscience

Many experts argue that creative thinking requires people to challenge their preconceptions and assumptions about the way the world works. One common claim, for example, is that the mental shortcuts we all rely on to solve problems get in the way of creative thinking. How can you innovate if your thinking is anchored in past experience? But I’m not sure that questioning biases from your past experience and assumptions is the best path to creative problem solving — it simply does not seem to fit well with how the mind actually works.

https://hbr.org/2016/05/a-cognitive-trick-for-solving-problems-creatively?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral

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