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One of the problem-solving stages, coming after preparation and before insight (2), characterized by creative thinking while the problem is turned over in the mind, often unconsciously. [From Latin incubare to lie on, from in to or on+cubare to lie down, alluding to the incubation of eggs before they hatch]

Subjects: Psychology.

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