Question about Mind - Stephen Maitzen responds

Hi, I'll just share my experiences as below and would just like to ask what principle or theory that could possibly explain the phenomenon? And what term you call it? I'm a computer programmer.
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Hi, I'll just share my experiences as below and would just like to ask what principle or theory that could possibly explain the phenomenon? And what term you call it? I'm a computer programmer. Sometimes there are program logic related problems that I was trying to solve for hours, and yet cannot figure out the answers. But when I ask a colleague regarding the problem, in an instant, even before my colleague answers my question, I was able to draw the answer from my mind. Then, I'm going to tell my colleague, "uhm, ok, I know already! Thanks". It always happen. Sometimes, just the presence of another person would help you to resolve your problem. Response from: Stephen Maitzen Interesting, but it's an empirical, psychological question rather than a philosophical question properly so-called. I therefore recommend asking a psychologist or looking into the psychology literature. Any philosopher who tries to answer it is doing psychology, and probably from his/her armchair.

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