Posted April 9, 2012on:
I read this Lifehacker post over the weekend, Overthinking and Your Child-Like Mind. The post started with this problem:
The article provides a solution, which is not mathematical, even though the numbers make it out to be.
The article also provides other examples of when experience or dogma get in the way of creative or unconventional ways of thinking. The same type of thinking that is child-like but provides real solutions to problems.