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Contemplation can help problem-solving and boost creativity, study claims

4 mins | Aug 14, 2022
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The case for losing yourself in your thoughts. It might surprise you, but many struggle to be alone with their thoughts and prefer to engage in any other activity. However, as Kate Connolly reports, a 2022 psychological study has determined that taking the time for reflective contemplation can aid problem-solving skills, increase creativity, and contribute to a sense of self-worth.
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