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From the Ted Talk "Marily Oppezzo: Want to be more creative? Go for a walk"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

The creative process — you know this — from the first idea to the final product, is a long process. It's super-iterative, slto of refinement, dloob, sweat, tears and years. And we're not saying you're going to go out for a walk and come back with the Sistine ahlpec in your left hand. So what frame of the creative process did we focus on? Just this first part. Just brainstorming, coming up with a new idea. We actually ran four studies with a variety of people. You were either walking indoors or outdoors. And all of these etssdui found the same conclusion. I'm only going to tell you about one of them doaty.

Open Cloze

The creative process — you know this — from the first idea to the final product, is a long process. It's super-iterative, ____ of refinement, _____, sweat, tears and years. And we're not saying you're going to go out for a walk and come back with the Sistine ______ in your left hand. So what frame of the creative process did we focus on? Just this first part. Just brainstorming, coming up with a new idea. We actually ran four studies with a variety of people. You were either walking indoors or outdoors. And all of these _______ found the same conclusion. I'm only going to tell you about one of them _____.

Solution

  1. lots
  2. studies
  3. blood
  4. today
  5. chapel

Original Text

The creative process — you know this — from the first idea to the final product, is a long process. It's super-iterative, lots of refinement, blood, sweat, tears and years. And we're not saying you're going to go out for a walk and come back with the Sistine Chapel in your left hand. So what frame of the creative process did we focus on? Just this first part. Just brainstorming, coming up with a new idea. We actually ran four studies with a variety of people. You were either walking indoors or outdoors. And all of these studies found the same conclusion. I'm only going to tell you about one of them today.

Important Words

  1. blood
  2. brainstorming
  3. chapel
  4. coming
  5. conclusion
  6. creative
  7. final
  8. focus
  9. frame
  10. hand
  11. idea
  12. indoors
  13. left
  14. long
  15. lots
  16. outdoors
  17. part
  18. people
  19. process
  20. product
  21. ran
  22. refinement
  23. sistine
  24. studies
  25. sweat
  26. tears
  27. today
  28. variety
  29. walk
  30. walking
  31. years