Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Asimov, Isaac (20141014), How Do People Get New Ideas?, Retrieved on 2015-02-06
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    06 FEB 2015

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    No two people exactly duplicate each other’s mental stores of items. One person may know A and not B, another may know B and not A, and either knowing A and B, both may get the idea—though not necessarily at once or even soon. Furthermore, the information may not only be of individual items A and B, but even of combinations such as A-B, which in themselves are not significant. However, if one person mentions the unusual combination of A-B and another the unusual combination A-C, it may w...
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