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Explainer: what is intuition?

theconversation.com

Albert Einstein

“Intuition is nothing but the outcome of earlier intellectual experience.”

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Defining intuition

The word intuition is derived from the Latin intueor – to see; intuition is thus often invoked to explain how the mind can “see” answers to problems or decisions in the absence of explicit reasoning – a “gut reaction”.

But intuition need not refer to some magical process by which ...

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Whether or not intuition is inherently “good” really depends on the situation. We need to exercise caution and attempt to use intuition adaptively.

  • When we are in situations we have experienced lots of times (such as making judgments about the weather), intuition - o...

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