In their book, “Maximum Brainpower: Challenging the Brain for Health and Wisdom,” renowned cognitive psychologist and visiting professor at the London School of Economics and Stanford University, Schlomo Breznitz, with technologist Collins Hemingway, provide an in-depth look at how the mind works on a biological and functional level, offering a framework for people to maximize their brain health for life.
Apparently, the experience isn’t always the best teacher as it can lead to mental rigidity and jumping to conclusions which block the way for new and fresh thoughts and solutions. It is a known fact that after finding the solution to a problem — the brain stops searching. Our ability to find similarity in things — hidden patterns and to “fill in the blanks” — can lead us into mental traps.
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