Strange Man oh that’s accurate.
There are similar concepts in affordance. Systems thinkers called it “possibility thinking”, but only the old ones that are dead now from the 1960-70s who created system sciences a knew what they were talking about.
divergent thinking is similar
lateral thinking is a buzz version but still true.
“low latent inhibition”, an inability to inhibit or make stereotyped / default judgements easily seems related too.
but he put it better – and properly distinguished from creativity which is related but not the same.