The Eureka Hunt

So where does “insight” come from? How does the “aha” moment come into being? Is it really a surprise? Turned out, not really. Our brain knows more than we do! and it works hard to get that “aha” moment into light. An interesting article in last week’s New Yorker: The Eureka Hunt, by Jonah Lehrer. It is only an abstract on-line. You have to get a paper copy to read the whole thing.