How Intuition And The Imagination Fuel Scientific Discovery and Creativity

We’re back with Brain Pickings, writer and MIT fellow Maria Popova’s blog for curious minds. This article is her exploration of W. I. B. Beveridge’s The Art of Scientific Investigation, in which he puts forth his fascinating explanation of combinatorial creativity. Beveridge’s theory is that ideas happen to us in response to needing a solution;…

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Manish Jain: “Our Work Is To Recover Wisdom And Imagination”

In our quest for inspiring innovation, creativity and solutions through imagination, what if one of our vital tools is broken? Speaker, author and activist, Manish Jain, believes our education system is producing a society which actually creates issues such as poverty and global warming. His solution for this is a radical theory called ‘unlearning’. This…

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