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  1. Dear Egor,

    You're right – our brains operate within certain patterns. It's easier for him, more familiar…

    One of the ways to overcome these patterns is to get rid of “making it weird”.
    For example, find the second and third meanings of the word “learn”: do not complete tasks, as in school, but set goals and objectives for achieving them yourself, make plans for achieving goals yourself, and check their implementation yourself.

    The second way is to think more broadly. When choosing a difficult task,
    think about how it was solved in the past?
    – think about how it will be solved in the future;
    – how it would be solved by a clever Chinese;
    – how it would be solved by a pedantic German;
    – how it would be solved by Emelya?

    The third way to think more broadly is to find hidden contradictions and resolve them using TRIZ techniques.https://volkovair.blogspot.com/2019/01/blog-post_27.html

    For example: it is necessary to build an image of the Future, but it is not clear how!
    Solution: Build it piece by piece, answering pre-written questions.

    In general, to think means to move in the space of the unknown, asking questions and answering them.

    Something like this:
    Are you interested in your Future?
    Is it important for you to have a better Future or whatever, how will it turn out?
    Do you sit and wait for the Future to come of its own accord, or do you act to create it?
    Do you have an image of a Better Future? If not, where are you going in life?

    Do you agree that the questions are non-standard? Take the brain beyond the usual “chewing gum”!

    Now ask me-where did I get these questions in 7 seconds?

    If you say so, I made it up. Not exactly.
    I have pictures that help you build question systems and future projects. Mentally looking at such a picture, I ask questions.

    The next question is: where did the images come from?
    But this question is already going too far beyond what you asked!

    Has it become more clear about “going beyond”? Is it clearer how to “think bigger”?

    If not, please contact us!

    All Reasonable Things!

  2. There is only one way to think more broadly, by remembering yourself as a child. What did you dream about as a child? Remember, in childhood there are no restrictions in understanding the world. When children go to school, they narrow their thinking, they say that they need to think like everyone else, that everything that exists on earth has already been invented. Allow yourself to be immersed in your childhood thoughts, so you will develop a creative consciousness and begin to think more broadly. Question something that has already been created, think about what solutions you could offer, just do not go to the Internet, because there you will find what someone has already come up with, and you will force your brain to think, analyze, and develop.Try it, you'll like it.

  3. Ask yourself questions.�
    It doesn't matter what kind of character, philosophical, scientific, or social. Just try to be aware of everything that is happening around you. Try taking twenty minutes before going to bed to think about the questions that have accumulated all day. And each time you answer them, you will find something more complex and interesting around you. And also solve it. This is how your personality and your ability to think develop.

  4. First of all, you need to understand that all the reality around us is an extremely subjective thing. The worldview of each human individual is completely unique. It is the differences in people's thinking that make society diverse and move its development forward (Just imagine how boring and monotonous a planet would be if everyone thought the same).

    The roots of “frame thinking” go back to the unwillingness to understand that our views are only our views, and not the ultimate truth. There are millions of other people around us who also perceive this world, but in a completely different way, no matter how strange it may sound. Therefore, it is necessary to see a different opinion, recognize its right to life and understand that it is no less and no more true than your own, if you want to learn to think more broadly.

  5. Not the technology that is desired in the question, but the methodology:�

    1. “Theoretically” (through learning) to realize the existence of such frameworks, their implication in the” matter ” of life. See their diversity and contradictory connectedness.�

    2. It is “ethical” to accept the need for such a framework for most situations in your daily life.�

    3. Practically learn not only to live “within the framework “(where without it), but also through the framework; without violating them, to extract the available benefits from their use. Manage not to fall into utilitarianism and duplicity.�

    4. Understand the conditionality and limits of the applicability of such frameworks through an analysis of your own experience (successes and failures). Get out of your comfort zone, practice living “on the border” (not necessarily the life of a marginal person) in relation to situations that require non-trivial decisions and actions.

    5. Manage to go “beyond” and “out of yourself” in this way, without “slamming the door”, to preserve the ability of free movement “there” and”from there”.

    6. Maintain interest and respect for life (whether your own or someone else's) in which there is a framework; do not lose pleasure (do not get used to) from the experience of consciously or practically overcoming the framework.�

    And to start with a simple one: for example, to understand the scope of the language; to know and use its capabilities competently; to learn not just to express your desire to get some knowledge (information) through language, but to ask questions in the language of those who have this knowledge … �

    Good luck! 😉

  6. To begin with, I suggest that you understand what creates the framework and why our thinking is “framed” in general.�

    In psychology, there is a special term for this – “cognitive distortions”.

    Here are some experiments that allow us to understand what the framing of thinking is, due to the cognitive distortion of the “binding effect”

    1. Students were asked to recall the last three digits of their phone number and then asked when the Goths captured Rome (the correct answer is 410 A.D.). At the same time, students with large last digits consistently named a later date than students with smaller ones
    2. In another experiment with two groups of students, it was necessary to evaluate the work in five seconds 8 × 7 × 6 × 5 × 4 × 3 × 2 × 1 and the product 1 × 2 × 3 × 4 × 5 × 6 × 7 × 8. With a correct answer of 40320, the median of results in the first group was 2250, and in the second — 512. Those who started counting from a higher number gave a higher number in the answer.
    3. Subjects in two groups were asked to estimate the share of African countries in the UN. The first group asked the question “Is the share of African countries in the UN greater or less than 65 %?”, the second-a similar question, but with 10 % as the “anchor”. The numbers 65 and 10 were obtained in the presence of subjects using a tape measure with gradations from 0 to 100. As a result, the scores in the first group were significantly higher than in the second (medians 45 and 25, respectively).

    By itself, understanding and knowing cognitive biases allows you to catch yourself on them, compensate for them a little, and be able to look from the other side, and therefore think more broadly.

    You can view the huge list on Wikipedia at the link:�ru.wikipedia.org

    Here are some of them:

    • The framing effect means that the choice of a solution option depends on the form of presentation of the source information. The question itself already affects the answer.�

    • Selective perception is the tendency of people to pay attention to those elements of the environment that are consistent with their expectations, and ignore the rest.�

    • The cascade of available information is a self-reinforcing process in which collective belief in something becomes more and more convincing due to increasing repetition in public discourse�

    • Generalization of particular cases is a groundless transfer of the characteristics of particular or even isolated cases to their vast aggregates.

    • Survivor's error is a tendency to underestimate data on the group of “dead” that is inaccessible to direct observation.

    • The retroactive knowledge effect-sometimes called “I knew this would happen” (alternatively, “But I said…”) – is the tendency to perceive past events as predictable.

    Also, I recommend reading Richard Nissbet's book “Brain Accelerators”, as well as Daniel Kahneman (Nobel laureate) ” Think Slowly. Decide quickly”

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