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Inspiration catalyst? Looking for a term that describes seemingly out of the blue inspiration

I'm looking for a term for a curious situation that I've found myself in a couple times in my life. A person discusses a new concept/invention. I am a part of that conservation or simply overhear it....
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Why do children often not ask epistemological questions?

I find it that children mostly ask questions of types "when", "why", "what", but rarely question the authority of figure of "how they know?". Why is this? ...
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What is the status of Jungian psychology in the XXI-century?

Now Cognitive-Behavioral therapy seems the main kind of therapy practised all over the world, which comes along with the claim of CBT techniques have been proved to work scientifically, meanwhile old ...
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Is cognitive distortions more fixated than cognitive biases?

I get that due to our heuristic, we can have cognitive bias. However, it is simply out of our awareness, and if someone else points them out correctly, we are easy to accept that (maybe with ...
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Can one claim that a person is having cognitive distortion and be always correct?

What is cognitive distorion? According to Wikipedia, "cognitive distortion are thoughts that cause individuals to perceive reality inaccurately". It is a negative outlook on reality, ...
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