Chaos theories

9 Jan

An academic study confirms the value of gut instinct (reminiscent of Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink), reports the BBC.

Meanwhile, there’s further reassurance for the unsystematic in a new book, A Perfect Mess, (reviewed in The Economist print edition) that argues that an untidy desk can be the sign of a creative mind.

There’s always a danger that higher education prioritises reason over emotion – it’s a danger, because ‘real life’ isn’t like this.

3 Responses to “Chaos theories”

  1. Simon 10/01/2007 at 10:57 am #

    Glad to hear about the whole ‘untidy desk’ thing… colleagues, are you reading this!

  2. Sherrilynne Starkie 10/01/2007 at 12:17 pm #

    Thank goodness. Further confirmation that I have a creative mind. Thanks Richard

  3. Should PRs just doit?

    Richard Bailey highlights the value of intuition with a reference to Malcolm Gladwells Blink which is a great read.  The book isnt advocating acting without thinking as it shows knowledge and experience underpin the ability to make an…

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