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Beware of lateral thinking

25 mins | Jun 27, 2020
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Have its unproven strategies seized pop psychology? For Antonio Melechi, author of Fugitive Minds and Servants of the Supernatural, Edward de Bono's idea of lateral thinking is nothing but classic pseudoscience, both derivative and untested. In this interesting piece for Aeon magazine, he explains why.

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