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Yet participants’ performance was not improved even when they were given specific instructions to do so.
Would you like to guess the percentage of the participants in the second group who solved the puzzle correctly?your conclusion: that the second experiment disproves the theory that thinking outside the box is useful in solving problems, is itself a fallacy.it only proved that telling someone to 'think out side the box' is, in most cases, ineffective.Rather than disproving the myth, in other words, the experiment might instead offer evidence that creativity is an ability that one is born with, or born lacking, hence why information from the environment didn't impact the results at all.
It's an interesting experiment, but the author's conclusion cannot possibly follow from the results of it.
He challenged research subjects to connect all nine dots using just four straight lines without lifting their pencils from the page.