acleon103 has written 2 posts for WRT 102.21: Science and Society

On Writing Well

In Pinker’s novel, On Writing Well, he highlights key elements that most people do not understand about the art of writing. In an excerpt of eight chapters from his book, he explains that people become better writers by practicing their writing, even though their style may need some improvement. He highlights how you can improve … Continue reading

“Eureka Hunt” Response

Jonah Lehrer’s The Eureka Hunt is a quest to find out how people generate epiphanies to solve problems. In this article, Lehrer explains how these epiphanies, also referred to as insight, are different from the normal thought process. Using a logical though process to solve a puzzle, people can easily trace back how they derived an answer by … Continue reading