Mark Eckhardt

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ark is a Zen Priest who trains visionary leaders, launches social businesses, loves cycling, composing music and trying to make the world spin in the opposite way.

Searching The Brain For The Spark Of Creative Problem-Solving

Let lightning strike. Let the clues suddenly coalesce in the brain —
“field!” — as they do so often for young children solving a riddle. As
they must have done, for that matter, in the minds of those early humans
who outfoxed nature well before the advent of deduction, abstraction or SAT prep courses. Puzzle-solving is such an ancient, universal practice, scholars say, precisely because it depends on creative insight, on the primitive spark that ignited the first campfires.