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D perceptual Gestalt tests the authors widen their discussion to the ways in which insight perates in the world and how people choose to seek it utInsightful thinking is favored heavily by the authors for not nly its rush but its ingenuity creativity and the ability to break the mold Apart from retelling the stories about the moment f clarity experienced by individuals the best takeaway for me was the role that attentional saliency plays in the development f new ideas This book is pleasant to read the whole way through but although heavily sourced the information is presented in Screwball Television: Critical Perspectives on Gilmore Girls of a narrative than scientific writing style Being written by scientists the book lacks the embellishment which comes from casually misrepresenting the suretyf field but being written for the public also lacks the rigor that scientists appreciate There are no strong prescriptive measures to detail how to discover new insights and also no strong Ya Gotta Believe!: My Roller-Coaster Life as a Screwball Pitcher and Part-Time father, and My Hope-Filled Fight Against Brain Cancer or clear scientific basis established for their nature In a sense this book walks the perimeter around the meaning and mechanicsf insight without tying together everything for the reader Perhaps the author s themselves haven t fully put together what they are trying to say and just need a little bit Night's Pawn of a push before it comes to them 355 As I delve into deep work and my creative process there is no book that could ve served me betterThe Eureka Factor gives the full buffet It notnly talks about the psychology behind creative insight but it also e I have had a long interest in creativity since writing about it for my masters thesis This book took a long time to provide two ending chapters that Firing the First Elder (Pioneers in the Pulpit Book 2) offer some guidance in ways we can enhanceur creativity The authors seem like analytical types writing about the pposite intuition r creativity through intuition Basically they contend that some problems may be solved by taking a look at the pieces f the problem rather than through the aha moment but thinking about and interacting with unusual people in a setting that is remote from your home base such as n vacation The Secret Child or in a place that has rounded corners and soft lightsr is Japanese Schoolgirl Inferno: Tokyo Teen Fashion Subculture Handbook out in nature may lead to greater creativity especially if your soul is filled with love and not lust You are likely to have creative insights and valid intuitions when your brain is in a general state characterized by remote associations broad flexible attention abstract thought positive mood a sensef psychological distance Creative insights as psychological scientists call them were what conveyed an important discovery in the science f genetics to Nobel laureate Barbara McClintock the melody f a Beatles ballad to Paul McCartney and an understanding f the cause f human suffering to the Buddha But these moments f clarity are not given nly to the famous Anyone can have them In The Eureka Factor John Kounios and.
Nd a promotion Death by Inferior Design orientation Basically they suggest creativity is enhanced during your non peak time Inther words if you are a morning person your best creative time is in the afternoon r early evening and vice versa for those night wls While your mental states can change It takes a while to sink into an insightful mind set This means that switching back and forth between insightful and analytic thought can waste time and prevent you from full engaging either state They then remind us to switch Hitler's Northern War: The Luftwaffe's Ill-Fated Campaign, 1940-1945 offur cell phones and practice mindfulness r meditation to allow us the freedom to explore Everyone has varying tendencies towards eureka moments The great thing is you don t have to be an ancient Greek thinker to enjoy f them Small changes in your motivation r environment can help even the most analytical f us to unleash A Philosophy of Cinematic Art our creativity and experience creative insights Learn about what you can do to train yourself to havef these eureka moments I read this book thanks to BlinkistThe key message in this bookEveryone has varying tendencies towards eureka moments The great thing is you don t have to be an ancient Greek thinker to enjoy The Potato Hack: Weight Loss Simplified of them Small changes in your motivationr environment can help even the most analytical White House Years (Henry Kissingers Memoirs of us to unleashur creativity and experience creative insightsActionable adviceNap n itThe next time a conundrum has you flummoxed take a nap This will allow your unconscious to work n it When you wake up you might just have the solution you were looking forA good mood euals a good employeeThe next time you are negotiating with your boss about your working conditions tell them how vital a positive mood is in Scab order to work creatively and happilySuggested further reading Curious by Ian LeslieCurious is all aboutne In a World Created by a Drunken God of the most fundamental forces forur success as well as Indo No Kao our perceptionf the world around us ur curiosity The book ffers a uniue look into how curiosity works what you can do to nurture it and what sorts Giant Peach Yodel of behaviors stifle it This bookpened up a lot Sinai and Zion of valuable information that pertained to my life but can be used by anybody to spark creative thoughts Thenly problem I have with the book is that the information all seems to be at the cutting edge f research and so it feels as if there is a huge world f information left to be discovered and it gives the book trouble tying everything together Definitely an important part f your mind that must be taken into account Worth reading. Mark Beeman explain how insights arise and what the scientific research says about stimulating f them They discuss how various conditions affect the likelihood f your having an insight when insight is helpful and when deliberate methodical thought is better suited to a task what the relationship is between insight and intuition and how the brain’s right hemisphere contributes to creative thought.
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Mechanics behind how insight is generated by ur brain Helpful for people digging into innovation like me way too much info for most Iniquity others It certainly help me better understand how I was doing it Key take aways are Relaxation is critical to finding insight Push til you solve the problem OR hit the wall BEFORE relaxing Focus reuires limited sensory input But not an efficient way to solve problems that have well established pattern Once insight is gained now need pressure to flushut the solution effectively This is easily ne f the best books I read this summer Kounious and Beeman fill the book with insightful work n the nature f creative insight with much space dedicated to the neuroscience and psychology Annual Report of the Officers of the Town of Holderness, N. H: Year Ending January 31, 1937 (Classic Reprint) of the phenomenon They discuss a wide rangef applications from science to philoso Kounios and Beeman give a nice and broad Gardening with Shape, Line and Texture: A Plant Design Sourcebook overviewver insight research covered many interesting approaches to study insights and used many anecdotes that I found enjoyable to read Some things I missed they rarely mentioned effect sizes f studies and numbers f participants Livin' de Life often the effects are significant they didn t mention the replication crisis andnly rarely mentioned how reliable they think the studies they mentioned are for example it seemed to me like some The Amazing Dreams of Andrew Latter of the studiesn priming are at least a bit controversial and the book doesn t mention it My review is really biased because I teach Experimental Cognition so almost all Culture is the Body: The Theatre Writings of Tadashi Suzuki of the material was familiar to me I just didn t find the book to flow well and it felt like a cognition textbook I wouldn t reuire it for my students and they read Kahneman s Thinking Fast and Slow Others may find it interesting though A lotf great work highlighted in this book Probably everyone has experienced the thrill Cognitive Science: An Introduction to the Study of Mind of a sudden and dramatic change in thought which connects ideas in a moment This momentf insight is not The Legend of Joaquin Murrieta only exciting and somewhat addicting but also rarely comes when called the author s here compare it to a cat which is not a poor analogy Dr Kunious and Beeman s book attempts to break apart the naturef insightful thinking and the ways in which it differs from analytical thought processes Written from the perspective f two neuroscientists insight is defined as the sudden comprehension f an idea r solution rather than the progressive development f ne Drawing from the neuroimaging experiments f now classical insight problems such as the remote associates test RAT an. The cognitive neuroscientists who discovered how the brain has aha moments sudden creative insights explain how they happen when we need them and how we can have f them to enrich ur lives and empower personal and professional success Eureka Dicmatized 2: Bitter Sweet Revenge or aha moments are sudden realizations that expandur understanding Martian Science Fiction: Scifi Novellas Set on Mars of the world andurselves conferring both personal growth and practical advantage Such.