Article in New York Times discusses research on group creativity. One thing the research has shown is that brainstorming may not be as beneficial as once thought–because individuals working alone come up with better ideas, AND the group needs to improve those ideas.
Did you know Einstein's original calculations around e=mc2 needed to be refined by others?
Nice article. Note: I was clued in to this article by reviewing my Twitter page, where Clark Quinn had tweeted about this.