Hare Brain Tortoise Mind by Guy Claxton

Why intelligence increases when you think less (1997)



Guy Claxton 



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Hare Brain Tortoise Mind by Guy Claxton This looks at a new way of thinking about thinking! It examines how often there are many problems better solved by slower more intuitive thinking, rather than the linear logical process. Claxton shows that our unconscious intelligence is more productive than we think and that really thinking doesn't have to be a strain or effort because unconsciously we pick up on patterns and these patterns guide our actions.

Video: Conference Conversations: KC UK 2007

One thing a chairperson can easily do at a conference do make them more engaging and interactive is to allow the participants to have a short conversation with each other after a speaker has finished their talk but before entering the Q&A.

Here is a short video of people doing this at the Ark Groups KC UK Conference in London in June 2007.

It works amazingly well.

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Why intelligence increases when you think less

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