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Because most people don’t make totally spontaneous decisions about where to go or eat — some amount of forethought or planning is typically involved — it will be interesting to see how this feature gets used and evolves.
Not surprisingly, the frontal regions of the brain that have been shown to be involved in time perception and impulse control are also involved in spontaneous creativity.
Deactivation of lateral PFC regions is associated with free-floating, defocused attention, allowing spontaneous associations between ideas to arise, and sudden realizations or insights to occur.
In nature, any spontaneous flow between two reservoirs can be harvested to produce power.
Other times, culture emerges by accident, the product of a million spontaneous actions that over time become habits—for better or worse.
Perhaps his almost perfectly spontaneous love of tiny flowers is already a considerable advance on his so-called prototype.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Yet I think if we observe closely we shall detect traces of a spontaneous impulse towards self-adornment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Spontaneous gaiety was gone out of his cousin, whose attempts to be his normal self became forced and unsuccessful.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In a strict sense, of course, no child's drawing is absolutely spontaneous and independent of external stimulus and guidance.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
As far as possible I have sought spontaneous drawings of quite young children, viz., from between two and three to about six.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY

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