Monthly Archives: August 2014

Filling in Gaps, Tricking the Eye

Scientific American’s Mind magazine, an offshoot of the original SA publication, has a regular optical illusion feature that I always find fascinating. A while back it also featured an article highlighting skills possessed by the human eye that computers can’t duplicate. … Continue reading

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Jump Starting Your Imagination

Aerobics of the Mind author Marge Engelman taught me that our imagination tends to need a jump start. One of the exercises in her book that I have often used in my presentations (with her blessing) consists of putting a few … Continue reading

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The Amazing Kim Scott

Many years ago I was introduced to Scott Kim at a party and found him delightful and accessible, even though he possessed a creative brain that was light years beyond my own abilities. He wrote the book Inversions– a book of … Continue reading

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Two Round Games – Spot It! and Hue Knew?

I’ve put the following games in the creative right brain column because they involve visual thinking, but I’ll let you decide if they really belong there.

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