“That’s one of the criteria for insights: that others with the same information somehow miss the discovery.”
“…new ideas often emerge from a breakdown of previous beliefs. New paradigms emerge from the recognition of anomalies and contradictions.”
Insights—like Darwin’s understanding of the way evolution actually works, and Watson and Crick’s breakthrough discoveries about the structure of DNA—can change the world… Yet we know very little about when, why, or how insights are formed—or what blocks them. In Seeing What Others Don’t, renowned cognitive psychologist Gary Klein unravels the mystery.