That moment when you walk away from a problem out of exhaustion, then you understand exactly how to solve it and sit down at the computer again.

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    Conscious thought uses shorter connections in the brain. Walking away and doing something menial like making a coffee allows your mind to make longer connections and look at problems from a different angle.

    Garbage reference but somewhat supporting: http://afr.com/brand/boss/...
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    Can't imagine how many times I've ran back to my desk from the kitchen at the office, with a solution to why I walked away from my desk in the first place...
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