Definition: Intuition is the instinctive ability or act of problem solving, knowing or sensing without inference and/or the use of reasoning.
It involves a direct perception, immediate apprehension, instinctive knowledge or belief, a keen insight.
Intuition plays a role in many creative decision making and innovation approaches, such as Lateral Thinking, out of the box thinking, abductive reasoning, brainstorming, brainwriting, Six Thinking Hats, etc.
See also Gut Feeling.


More on problem solving: Catch-22, Evaporating Cloud, Heuristics, Hypothesis Testing, Kepner-Tregoe, more...


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