Psych-cognition

We use a strategy over and over again because it

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Unformatted text preview: ave us a lot of time in solving difficult problems. Allows us to manage the multitude of problems we are faced with daily. Means ends analysis: solve problem by thinking about what you want end result to be, consider steps necessary to achieve ultimate goal. Working backwards: retrace your steps, like if you lose something Search for analogies: search for similar problems to come up with the right solution, compare to a past problem Mental set: relying on the tried and the true, can result in functional fixedness. We use a strategy over and over again because it always worked in the past. LANGUAGE Why is it so closely related to cognition? It seems you cant have one without the other. Language and thought can influence each other Phonology: how things sound - phonemes- smallest significant sound unit- like ssssss...
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