Creative thinking is not born from the head on collision but careful sideways approach, lateral. Creative people look at the problem from different sides and generate ideas on a large scale. And the idea that is appropriate and unusual enough deserved consideration and development with available tools within a context and in a predictable environment.
Highly creative people such as writers, artists, mathematicians have one common trait. They don’t care about making a good expression and tend to be unconforming, unconventional, and certainly less popular.
One of the ideas expressed by Arthur Koestler in a book “The Art of creation” have been [[bisociation is when we combine not related things and as a result get something fresh and unusual]].
- Halpern D. F. Thought and Knowledge: An Introduction to Critical Thinking / D. F. Halpern, 5th edition-е изд., New York: Psychology Press, 2013. 656 c.
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