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The secret to creativity, intelligence and scientific thinking: Being able to make connections - - The Buffer Blog

The secret to creativity, intelligence and scientific thinking: Being able to make connections - - The Buffer Blog | Effective Thinking | Scoop.it
When we shared this image from the @buffer Twitter account recently, it got me thinking. The Tweet resulted in over 1,000 retweets, which somehow was an indication that a lot of people seemed to agree with this statement.

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David Ednie's curator insight, January 24, 2014 3:30 AM

Combinatorial creativity or internal conectedness. That’s is the ability to connect experiences we've had and synthesize new things. And the reason we were able to do that was that they’ve had more experiences or we have thought more about our experiences than other people.

Sue Reed's curator insight, March 17, 2014 7:49 AM

Connecting our experiences to new scenarios is what this is all about...

Pavel Barta's comment, April 2, 2014 1:14 AM
We live in the world where an information of almost any kind is at your finger tips, There is lots of free and good (and bad) information out there. The key question is: how can I make knowledge out of information, and even better, how can make the knowledge I have gained into wisdom by being able to connect the dots (and be creative and innovative system thinker?). Do we see the big picture, and if we do, what do we do about it?
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Seek Experiences That Positively Reshape Your Brain

Seek Experiences That Positively Reshape Your Brain | Effective Thinking | Scoop.it
I often hear people say, "I'm the kind of person who…" or, "I'm not a people person.” These seemingly off-the-cuff comments suggest they’re resigned to not changing their self-perception – regardless

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David Ednie's curator insight, April 3, 2014 6:53 AM

This is good news for mankind. A recent study shows that an average adult generates somewhere between five and ten thousand new cells every day. That happens throughout life, until our last day. Those cells play a very important role in plasticity.”

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Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup - Edutopia

Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup - Edutopia | Effective Thinking | Scoop.it
Resources by Topic:


Nurturing Resilience
Managing Stress and Failure
Responding to Trauma and Tragedy
Grit and Growth Mindset




There’s been a lot of talk lately about resilience (bouncing bac

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Les Howard's curator insight, January 16, 2014 5:40 AM

Lots of great links in this wide ranging article.

Emeric Nectoux's curator insight, January 25, 2014 12:20 AM

A huge list of links pointing to articles dealing with:

  • Resilience
  • Managing stress and failure
  • Responding to trauma and tragedy
  • Grit and growth mindset
Bryson Walb's curator insight, January 28, 2014 9:49 PM

Excited about how busy this reading list will keep me!

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How Walking Can Improve Your Creativity!

After sitting in school or at work all day, you might feel like you need a jolt of inspiration. Some people zone out, some people take a shower, but a new study shows that the best way to improve...
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Simple Trick for Better Brainstorming Sessions

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Need lots of ideas right now? Here's how to get them.

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David Ednie's curator insight, March 23, 2014 3:33 AM

incubation--taking a break from a problem to focus on something unrelated--can increase creativity.

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David Ednie's curator insight, March 23, 2014 4:49 AM

Behavioral Change: How do you get your ideas and messages through Short Term Memory and successfully transferred to Long Term Memory?

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Thinking about Teaching: Mindfulness and Metacognition as Pedagogy

In meditation and psychology, “mindfulness” promotes reflective self-awareness, whereas in educational theory metacognition encourages “thinking about thinki...

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