Nature-Nurture

During critical periods you develop personal behaviors and mental worldview that become the foundation for subsequent knowledge and decision making

Can You Strengthen Intuition?

An emphasis on art, music, and creative writing often leads to exposure to examples of successful creations in which you grasp the pattern and features that make the art work for you

Creativity Examples in Science

The history of science offers excellent examples of intuitive leaps. Here are two that reveal a manner in which creativity is beyond logic, but not beyond investigation nor insights. Dmitri Mendeleev ignored facts that were detrimental to his theory of the periodic of chemical properties, but this violation of logical principles didn’t ruin his theory.…

Parallel Thought Paths

Figure 1. Parallel paths from emotions and reasonableness

Our moment-by-moment actions vie with our plans. Choosing is hindered by uncertainty and those distinctions between personal experience and cultural dictates.