Category Archives: Intuition

The Anatomy of Intuition and Intelligence

What’s your Intuition Quotient? We’ve been running on a very narrow spectrum of human intelligence, and it’s landed us in social and environmental crises. Our very survival now depends on reclaiming other, wiser parts of our minds. Enter the IQ2. Intuition … Continue reading

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Reason, cognition, and moral intuition

Recent Social Intuitionist work suggests that moral judgments are intuitive (not based on conscious deliberation or any significant chain of inference), and that the reasons we produce to explain or justify our judgments and actions are for the most part … Continue reading

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Intuition Is The Highest Form Of Intelligence

Intuition, argues Gerd Gigerenzer, a director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, is less about suddenly “knowing” the right answer and more about instinctively understanding what information is unimportant and can thus be discarded. Gigerenzer, author of the … Continue reading

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Intuition as the Basis for Creativity

The comfortable truth is that the human brain is “plastic” or elastic if you prefer, and adults can adopt and practice the learning techniques of children in order to improve our creative and intuitive capabilities. If intuition and creativity are … Continue reading

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The Role of Intuition in Thinking and Learning: Deleuze and the pragmatic legacy

How can this theorizing help us in an actual educational setting? The teacher’s task in a classroom, then, in order to get things moving, will become one of providing the appropriate conditions, as Firstness, under which something new would be … Continue reading

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