Andy’s Quick Hits (8): Why our Brains Miss Opportunities for Innovation

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When we think of innovation we think of creating something new. A new study shows that, however, we, by default, try to add something whereby subtracting something could make something better.

“Additive ideas come to mind quickly and easily, but subtractive ideas require more cognitive…