Only 75 percent managed to break out of the illusory confinement and continue their lines in the white space surrounding the dots. Guilford was one of the first academic researchers who dared to conduct a study of creativity. Even though they weren’t instructed to restrain themselves from considering such a solution, they were unable to “see” the white space beyond the square’s boundaries.
ALL the content is hosted on the ORIGINAL websites, ALL the takedown requests should be addressed to the respective original website's If you have tried solving this puzzle, you can confirm that your first attempts usually involve sketching lines inside the imaginary square. The correct solution, however, requires you to draw lines that extend beyond the area defined by the dots.