Chill Out: The Key to Insight is Relaxation

Chill Out: The Key to Insight is Relaxation
Dan Gould
  • 29 july 2008

New Yorker magazine has a great piece about how insight works in the brain. Jonah Lerher, author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist, explores what happens in the brain when revelations, insights and new ideas are triggered. The key finding is that insight comes easiest when we’re relaxed and not focused on the details.

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