To “Think Outside the Box”, Think Outside the Box
Try thinking outside the box by literally sitting outside a box and thinking…
In a study to be published in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, researchers had students think up solutions to problems while acting out various metaphors about creative thinking and found that the instructions actually worked.
Leung’s research suggests that there’s something to the metaphors we use to talk about creativity.
Then watch this short film on “thinking outside the box”