Feb 23rd, 2016

Growing Through Challenge

In a recent TED Talk by Tim Harford about how frustrating situations often make us come up with the most creative solutions, Harford cites a series of examples and experiments where people had been faced with tasks of varying difficulty. In one study, two groups of students received the same set of exercises with one small difference: While one group’s sheet was written in an easy-to-read font, the other’s had a much more difficult font.

Growing Through Challenge