Ish – Thinking – Thinkibility Boost

As an introduction to a series of blogposts about conceptual thinking we will start by paying attention to "ISH-Thinking". A concept is an abstract pattern in the brain that stands for some regular, recurrent aspect of the world, and to which  any number of different words can be attached. Sometimes ago we already pointed out …

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Trick your Mind and Challenge the Way you Perceive. . .

The Aromafork, by Molecule-R, is the fork for people just like me. I like to test new things in the kitchen but somehow never gets it right.I love the idea of cooking but is more interested in the idea of tasting different combinations rather than spending hours in the kitchen. Let us say you want …

Thin-slicing : the power of intuition – Thinkibility Boost

Building up Intuition is "thin-slicing" In an earlier post,  we discussed the relation between Reasoning and Intuition on the basis of Kahneman's two interrelated thinking systems. One is fast, intuitive reactive and emotional. The other is slow, deliberate, methodical and rational. Although he acknowledges that the mind functions thanks to a delicate, intricate and sometimes …

Do You Need New Eyes? – Thinkibility Nibble

The art of non-building! Marco Canevacci is a member of Berlin-based architectural collective Plastique Fantastique. An architect who is not interested in building buildings, instead he focuses on structures that are impermanent. Soap bubbles, pneumatic machines and loupes (French for magnifying glasses). The bubbles can be squeezed into any urban scenario and they transform our …

Left Out

Something missing? Well, you can safely assume that any information you are presented with has some relevant information “Left Out”. The originator's perspective, the logic bubble in which he perceives the world and how the information is applied are some possible reasons for the missing information. Also, we may unconsciously miss the presented information because …

Time as a Search Light for Deliberate Thinking

It is remarkable that neither in management nor in psychological literature much attention is paid to how time influences thinking. However, many expressions indicate the importance of time, like:This is a window of opportunityLet's buy timeDon't wait for time, make time!Time is moneyThe boiling frogA gram in the backpack in the morning weights a kilo …

A Helmet That Slows Down Time

German interaction designer Lorenz Potthast has made  software that lets humans alter their own reality. Watch the video below and find out about how this experimental deign helps you to experience a world where the pace is much slower.