Lateral Thinking and Technology Education

  title={Lateral Thinking and Technology Education},
  author={Shlomo Waks},
  journal={Journal of Science Education and Technology},
  • S. Waks
  • Published 1 December 1997
  • Education
  • Journal of Science Education and Technology
The emergence of lateral thinking in recent years is a natural reaction to the enormous increase of information a human being is “bombarded” with, in the post industrial revolution era. Vertical thinking, with its sequential and fixed-order rules, which has been the foundation of traditional education, is increasingly being complemented by lateral thinking which aims at freeing the mind from the imprisonment caused by already established concepts and patterns. Thus paving the way for… 
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