Why creative experts may be better at imagining the future

Humans use imagination a lot, whether it be thinking about what’s for dinner later tonight or trying to imagine what someone else on the other side of the world may be experiencing after reading the news. As situations become farther away from reality and more distal, imagining a situation becomes more difficult. The limits to distal imagination are known to lead to many biases. Yet, a Dartmouth College-Princeton University led study finds that creativity may help us surmount these barriers to distal imagination.
Source: EurekaAlert, https://www.eurekalert.org