Cognitition Part 2, 10-19

Cognitition Part 2, 10-19 - Jake Venditto Chow 10 Language...

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Jake Venditto 1/19/10 Chow Language and Thoughts 10. Problem of Inducing Structure: require people to discover the relations among numbers, words, symbols, or ideas. Problems of arrangement: require people to arrange the parts of a problem in a way that satisfies some criterion. Problems of transformation: require people to carry out a sequence of transformations in order to reach a specific goal. 11. Irrelevant information can confuse and lead people in the wrong direction when trying to solve a problem. Functional Fixedness: The tendency to perceive an item only in terms of its most common use. 12. Mental Set: Exists when people persist in using problem-solving strategies that have worked in the past. Unnecessary Constraints: People often make assumptions that impose unnecessary constraint on problem-solving efforts. 13. Problem Space: refers to the set of possible pathways to a solution considered by the problem solver. Trial and Error: Involves trying possible solutions and discarding those that are in
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2010 for the course PSY 102 taught by Professor Jacobs during the Spring '10 term at North Country Community College.

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Cognitition Part 2, 10-19 - Jake Venditto Chow 10 Language...

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