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Raudsepp, Eugene ; Princeton Creative Research, Inc., P. O. Box 122, Princeton, NJ 08540

By encouraging unusual approaches to problem-solving, certain exercises can overcome rigidity in thinking and break through the inferred boundaries of a problem. Several methods, for use individually or in groups, that have been developed to stimulate creative problem solving are reviewed: brainstorming, question prompting, attribute listing, relationship forcing, morphological analysis, logical analysis, input-output system, and area thinking.

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Professional Communication, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:PC-26 ,  Issue: 4 )