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www.creativitypost.com/create/how_geniuses_think

Apr 28, 2012 ... How do geniuses come up with ideas? What is common to the thinking style that produced "Mona Lisa," as well as the one that spawned the theory of relativity? What characterizes the thinking strategies of the Einsteins, Edisons, daVincis, Darwins, Picassos, Michelangelos, Galileos, Freuds, and Mozarts of ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/memory-medic/201411/insightful-thinking-how-do-it

Nov 5, 2014 ... Creativity is a subset of a general learning competency that entails correct analysis, understanding, insight, and remembering. Here, I stress the importance of insight, often referred to as "thinking outside the box." Moreover, I make the claim that this competency can be taught and mastered through practice.

creativethinking.net/einsteins-insight-about-thinking

Apr 5, 2012 ... Detailed descriptions of Albert Einstein's thinking process were discovered in his correspondence with his close friend Maurice Solovine who was a student of philosophy. One day Solovine suggested reading and debating the works of great authors. Einstein agreed enthusiastically and soon ...

bigthink.com/insights-of-genius/original-ideas-the-last-step-in-the-creative-process

All creative geniuses are thieves. In his autobiography Chronicles, Bob Dylan described his creative process as one of love and theft. “I didn't have many songs ,” he said referring to his earlier years, “but I was rearranging verses to old blues ballads, adding an original line here or there, anything that came into my mind ...

creativesomething.net/post/54669443481/three-keys-to-thinking-like-a-creative-genius

Jul 5, 2013 ... According to Konnikova, we can all learn to think like Holmes, whether we're creative geniuses and unfathomably intelligent, or whether we're just an average ... I've written briefly on the topic of creativity and intelligence before, but with Konnikova's insights and scientific mind to back me up I wanted to ...

bigthink.com/insights-of-genius/what-improv-teaches-us-about-creativity

The scientists gave several insight puzzles to two groups of students: one sober and one drunk. (They defined drunk as having a blood alcohol level of .075). The insight problems were a series of remote associate tests. For example, what word unifies the following three words? Crab Sauce Pine. The answer, if you don't ...

bigthink.com/insights-of-genius/unconscious-creativity-step-back-to-step-forward

It's easy to see why, for most of human history, a creative insight was thought of as a divine spirit that came from “some distant and unknowable source, for distant ... 20 percent of the time — they confused their genius with their mediocrity — those who had been distracted located their best ideas about 55 percent of the time.

www.cnn.com/2015/12/28/opinions/friedman-creative-genius/index.html

Dec 28, 2015 ... But psychologist Adam Grant argues that we're more creative when we intentionally stretch out assignments that require insight. Instead of aiming to complete an important task in one sitting, try leaving it incomplete. Doing so will encourage you to continue thinking about it in settings outside the office and, ...

medium.com/genius-week/genius-is-more-common-than-you-think-c52ac9b7bc88

Mar 2, 2015 ... Are you having a big, breakthrough idea right now? A stroke of genius? A rare, Eurekan burst of insight? This is what's known as the principle of “multiples,” which posits that genius breakthroughs…