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Cognitive Psychologists Thinking involves a number of mental activities,  which are listed below. Cognitive psychologists  study these in great detail. 1. Concepts 2. Problem solving 3. Decision making 4. Judgment formation
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Category Hierarchies We organize concepts into category hierarchies. Courtesy of Christine Brune
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Development of Concepts Bird (mental image) Daniel J. Cox/ Getty Images J. Messerschmidt/ The Picture Cube
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Algorithms Algorithms, which are very time consuming,  exhaust all possibilities before arriving at a  solution.  S P L O Y O C H Y G
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Heuristics Heuristics make it easier for us to use simple  principles to arrive at solutions to problems.  S P L O Y O C H Y G S P L O Y O C H G Y P S L O Y O C H G Y P S Y C H O L O G Y
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Insight Grande using boxes to obtain food
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Insight Brain imaging  and EEG studies From Mark Jung-Beekman, Northwestern University and John Kounios, Drexel University
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Confirmation Bias:  A tendency to search for  information that confirms a personal bias. Fixation:
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