The Creativity Post | Knowing When to Say Nothing
The practice of open and constructive conversation does not happen naturally, but we can improve it in just about any dialogue.
We can wait. Being silent before the other person speaks can contribute to language development in children, learning among students, and problem-solving by teams.
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Language is integral to how we express and communicate in everyday life.
Understanding how people use language - what words and phrases they choose to combine - can give us insight into our...
According to research, slight differences in language can reveal biased beliefs of the speakers.
For example, saying "girls are as good as boys at math" can imply that being good at math is more common for boys than girls.
There are about 7,000 languages worldwide. Each language reflects the culture of the people who speak it.
Studying other languages and how they develop over time can help scholars understand the unique ways we communicate with one another.
Genius is not about having an extraordinarily high IQ, or even about being smart. It is not about finishing Mensa exercises in record time or mastering fourteen languages at the age of seven....
Leonardo da Vinci believed you begin by learning how to restructure the problem by looking at it from many different angles.
In order to creatively solve a problem, the thinker should not use the usual approach that is based on past experience. Geniuses use several different perspectives to solve an existing problem and thereby also identify new ones.
_Galileo Galilei revolutionized science by making his idea visible with diagrams, maps, and drawings. Einstein believed that words and numbers as they are spoken did not play a significant role in his thinking process.
Geniuses seem to develop a skill to display information in visual and spatial forms, rather than only mathematical or verbal lines.
He is considered to be one of the most important physicists of all time.Feynman was brilliant, eloquent, and an exquisitely passionate thinker who stands unequivocally for his...
Feynman started to record and connect the things he did know with those he did not know, resulting in a thorough notebook of subjects that had been disassembled, translated, and recorded.
We can use this same model to learn new concepts.
“In order to talk to each other, we have to have words, and that’s all right. It’s a good idea to try to see the difference, and it’s a good idea to know when we are teaching the tools of sc...
“In order to talk to each other, we have to have words, and that’s all right. It’s a good idea to try to see the difference, and it’s a good idea to know when we are teaching the tools of science, such as words, and when we are teaching science itself.”