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I = Incubation

I’m just back from vacation, during which I spent – or, it seems like I spent – most of the time on the highway. We traveled from NC to NY, about 800 miles. Breaking the trip into two days each way means we spent the better part of four days out of eight in the […]

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The Two Stages of Incubation

Creative thinkers know the importance of incubation, that period of time when one is not consciously working on a problem but the mind is, and which often gives rise to sudden insights. I have just discovered a study published in the September 2008 issue of Psychological Science, which is summarized at sciencedaily.com: according to study, […]

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