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Matt Saiia

This is the second post in our series on Catalyzing Innovation. I’ll discuss the first three contributing factors here, and the remaining six in future posts.

Adjacency and Commingling

It is easy to over-simplify innovations. Yes, the iPod was about music, but its...

Kathy Clemons

On his blog, Jonah Lehrer discusses the impact of distraction on creativity. The study he reacts to describes a high level of distractibility, that inability to avoid eavesdropping at a party, “low latent inhibition.” So, if you are practicing latent inhibition, you are able to focus and channel your attention. The study evaluated students with low latent...