How to Foster Lateral Thinking?
Wulf-Dieter Krueger, Teacher, Thailand, Member
I believe that nowadays in our world of specialists' (specialist idiots') way of logical thinking, the issue of how to nurture lateral (out of the box) thinking is a pressing one.
I think that visualising thinking might help here and the obvious route is from Brainstorming via Mind Mapping to arrive at solutions that do not contain the inherent bubble to burst next that we have been observing in the real world for decades.
Visualised lateral thinking must start in the schools and carried over into the universities to prevent people from trying to transfer their 'logical models' into the lateral (holistic) world....