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Unformatted text preview: problem o Exhaust all possibilities to solve a problem-Heuristics: Simple thinking strategies that often all use to make judgments and solve problems efficiently. Speeder but more prone to error than algorithms o Simple, mental shortcuts Insight – sudden novel realization of a solution to a problem Confirmation Bias – looking for an answer to a problem that is similar to or most convenient to your ends. Mental Set Functional Fixedness – tendency to think of only the familiar function for objects, without imagining alternative uses Availability Heuristic – making judgments based on how easily we can bring the information to mind Framing decisions – how can issue is framed can significantly affect decisions and judgments 2400 feet 3000 feet 33,000...
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This document was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course PSY 105 at DePaul.
- Spring '09