The Innovative Dad

A psychologist’s blog about raising and educating children through the lens innovation.

Functional Fixedness in Parenting: A Candle Problem

Imagine you are sitting at a table pushed against the wall. On the table, are a box of thumbtacks, matches, and candle. Your task is to attach the candle to the wall so that the wax won’t drip on the table or the floor. How would you solve this problem?Did you come up...

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