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The Writing Process Part 1: Brainstorming Your Ideas. 3 Pages.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
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Picture-based conversation : topic 20 - sport vs brainstorming
Level: advanced
Age: 18-100
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The Writing Process
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
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Group work (brainstorming & discussion) - What could that be?
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
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Hobbies Indoor and Outdoor Mind Map
Level: elementary
Age: 10-15
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Detective stories - brainstorming
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
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Complete the text with the missing words.
conclusion,  advertising, encouraged, equal, organizational, performance, generate
The results were unambiguous. The men in twenty-three of the twenty-four groups produced more ideas when they worked on their own than when they worked as a group. They also produced ideas of or higher quality when working individually. And the executives were no better at group work than the presumably introverted research scientists. Since then, some forty years of research has reached the same startling . Studies have shown that gets worse as group size increases: groups of nine fewer and poorer ideas compared to groups of six, which do worse than groups of four. The “evidence from science suggests that business people must be insane to use brainstorming groups,” writes the psychologist Adrian Furnham. “If you have talented and motivated people, they should be to work alone when creativity or efficiency is the highest priority.”