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Test 2 Study Guide Thinking and Decision Making Problem Solving Lecture What are the components of the IDEAL problem solving framework? How does the two trains problem highlight the importance of problem representation? What are “set effects” and how was this demonstrated in Luchin’s (1942) water jug problem? What is functional fixedness? What types of techniques are typically used to reduce “process loss” in group problem solving? What did I. Lane et al (1982) find with respect to group problem solving? What are the components of the Synectics method (R. Mathews) of group problem solving? Decision Making 1 What is the conclusion of the Hastorf & Cantril (Princeton vs Dartmouth; 1954) study? What is the hostile media effect? Describe the basic elements of Cognitive Dissonance theory. What is self-perception theory (Bem)? How does this theory differ from Cognitive Dissonance? Distinguish between pre-decisional and post-decisional dissonance. What is the hindsight bias? Describe the studies we discussed in class on this topic. How do you reduce hindsight bias? Decision Making 2 Distinguish between primacy and recency effects. When do these effects occur? What is the halo effect? What are question order effects? What are "pseudo-opinions" and why are they potentially important? In survey research, how do you
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