Want to brainstorm new ideas? Then limit your online connections
The New York Times - 07/04/2014
The research was just one experiment in a lab, but it does point to the larger subject of striking a balance between connectedness and isolation in the digital age.
“The connection facilitates the search and discovery process,” said David Lazer, a co-author and professor of political science and computer science at Northeastern University. “Then, you need isolation for most creative thinking.”