G_geniugrid Genius 1 What do you see in the image to the right? If you are like most people you see a square made out of alternating rows of squares and circles. It is slightly more difficult to see the square as columns of alternating squares and circles.

It is, of course, just a matter of perspective but one way to unlearn is to begin seeing things from different perspectives.

For an unlearning exercise, here's a "corny" idea. Most of us eat our corn-on-the-cob one of two ways: We either eat it row-by-row as though we were operating an old manual typewriter or, alternatively, we spin the cob and eat it by column-by-column.

Whichever method you normally use, try it the other way.

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An Idea So Bad It's Good

Become Uncomfortable in Your Own Skin