Creative thinking is essential for everything from solving problems to personal fulfilment.
So, how can we do more to nurture it?
Every day we are expected to make hundreds of decisions and judgements.
These range from small ones, like what to have for breakfast, to big ones like whether to take a new job.
The trouble is that our mental resources are limited – the human mind can only cope with so many things.
Given this huge challenge, we adopt mental shortcuts to function effectively.
It is an…