The Creativity Post | Knowing When to Say Nothing
In a 1986 paper, research showed that teachers gave students typically 1 second or less to reply to a question, while the threshold for positive effects turns out to be 2.7 seconds.
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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.
It is the physical expression through movement and rhythm of relationships, feelings and ideas.
Dance can help restore joy and stability in troubled lives and ease the tensions in scho...