Sleepy Brains Think More Freely

Article from Scientific American by Tori Rodriguez. Very interesting that creative insight grows during ones less than best times of the day. Shared by Miguel Escotet.




“… Your least productive time of day may be the perfect opportunity for a moment of insight, according to a study from a recent issue of Thinking & Reasoning.

“Mareike Wieth, an assistant professor of psychological science at Albion College, and her colleagues divided study participants into morning types and evening types based on their answers on the Morningness Eveningness Question­naire  […] but subjects’ performance on tasks requiring creative insight was consistently better during their nonoptimal times of day.”




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