SNAP: Seizing Your Aha! Moments
Foreword by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Deborah Blum, Author of The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York"Chance favors the prepared mind." —Louis PasteurSudden flashes of inspiration have triggered many discoveries and inventions throughout history. Are such Aha! moments merely random or is there a way to train the brain to harness these seemingly unpredictable creative insights? In this fascinating overview of the latest neuroscience findings on spontaneous thought processes or "snaps," Dr. Katherine Ramsland describes how everyone can learn to improve the likelihood of their own Eureka! moments by adopting certain rewarding attitudes and habits.As Dr. Ramsland explains, snaps are much more than new ideas.