the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation; a sudden brilliant insight.
to try to solve a problem by discussing it exhaustively in an intense group meeting encouraging uninhibited and spontaneous contributions from all members.
try to solve a problem by thinking intensely about it
a meeting where you try to find solutions to a problem
a short process in which everyone throws out ideas, without discussion or criticism
a way of quickly gathering a large number of ideas
to think of all the ideas related to a particular concept or topic by noting them down or saying them aloud in no particular order
An instructional tactic used for group problem-solving that involves the spontaneous contribution of ideas from all members of the group.
To suggest a lot of ideas very quickly without evaluating them carefully.
A group process used to capture possibilities and ideas. In a brainstorm, members of a group say and write down everything that comes to mind when they think of a specific topic. Only once the brainstorming process is finished does the group criticize and organize the ideas.
a sudden bright idea.
When you think of many different ideas, and sort them out later.