The Art Of Scientific Investigation: How Intuition And The Imagination Fuel Scientific Discovery And Creativity

We’ve talked a lot about the importance of embracing doubt in order to solve problems creatively, but what is actually happening when we let ourselves be open to ideas? Brain Pickings, from writer and MIT fellow, Maria Popova, looks at “what matters in the world and why”. Her ethos is based on combining to create…

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How To Be Better At Uncertainty

As part of our focus on empathy, here we’re looking at the power of uncertainty with an article from The CUT, New York Magazine‘s female-focused website and blog. Despite a general trend towards knowing one’s mind and the freedom that losing unnecessary baggage brings, Kristin Wong explores how it’s actually accepting the unknown which leads to…

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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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Adaptation: TED Radio Hour

Adaptation has to be the answer when we can’t stop the constant change around us. In this episode of TED Radio Hour, we hear how “re-purposing the brain” can drive product development, personal survival and societal shifts. NPR hosts several TED speakers to find out what inspired their talks on adaptation as not simply a reflex…

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