Interesting Article on Creativity in Scientific American

Cindi May wrote an interesting article in Scientific American entitled, The Inspiration Paradox: Your Best Creative Is Not When You Think. To summarize, creativity seems to benefit from lack of focus. Therefore, a person’s most creative times are when they are not at their peak alertness.

I wonder if somehow the moments when we are not at our peak lessens the barrier between our conscious and subconscious minds?