Donna S. Denio outlines the possibilities that Lego Serious Play offers. Construction-oriented projectives, she writes, bypass the need to write out complicated internal ideas. Instead, these ideas go straight from the person’s (sub)consciousness to a three-dimensional model. The visual model focuses the discussion and gives shy people in a group a reference point. Additionally, Denio states, Lego makes use of our hand-brain connection.
The article makes some interesting points, linking what we know to be true about Lego Serious Play with the scientific theories to back it up. Denio also includes a few helpful case studies where the power of Lego Serious Play becomes apparent.