Monday, July 1, 2013

[TAG] Stuck on a Difficult Problem? Distract Yourself!

TAG (Tangential, Associative, Germane)
Results showed that taking breaks at moments chosen at one’s own discretion led to solving more insight problems and reaching fewer impasses than at moments that were chosen by others.[1]

[1]Flora Beeftink, Wendelien van Eerde, and Christel G. Rutte, The Effect of Interruptions and Breaks on Insight and Impasses: Do You Need a Break Right Now?, Creativity Research Journal, 2008, (quoting from abstract).

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