Remember Rubik's Cube? Did it keep you up at night? That confounding object is similar to the devices used in studies of problem-solving ability. Scientists have found that the ability to complete puzzles, as well as perform other mental tasks, is based on a set of learned skills. And the degree of our problem-solving skills does vary.
Much of the world's frustration, hostility, and discouragement is due to inadequate problem-solving skills. Most public schools do not teach these skills. With any luck, we may witness an introduction of problem-solving courses into school curricula the world over.
Many of us fall into traps when seeking suitable answers to the conflicts and difficulties of daily living. To assess your problem-solving skills, try the following quiz.
Are You a Creative Problem-Solver?
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