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Insight Strikes! But Can You Trust It?

Life doesn’t always offer insight. But when it does, it’s probably right. Continue reading

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This One Quick Trick Will Transform Your Problem Solving

Let Juliet, MacGyver and Captain Sideways teach you how to break “functional fixedness” on the way to problem solving. Continue reading

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Does Following LEGO Instructions Make Kids Less Creative?

Research shows that building a LEGO kit with instructions makes people less creative on subsequent tasks. Continue reading

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Study in Intelligence: Downloadable Game Tests Complex Problem Solving

My editor’s gonna kill me: we just finalized the manuscript of my new book, BEYOND IQ, in which I interviewed top intelligence researchers about how to train skills like wisdom and willpower and problem solving that matter in the real … Continue reading

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