04-23 Lecture Slides (Final)

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Unformatted text preview: (1971) Study n༆  Method ¨༊  Results 100 Group 1: Continuously worked on it for 30 min Group 2: A 30- min interruption in the middle Group 3: A 4- hr interruption in the middle 80 n༆  n༆  n༆  ¨༊  n༆  30 min to solve the problem Subjects “talked out loud” while solving the problem The incubation effect = “forgetting” or “dissipation” of inappropriate mental set 85 55 60 64 40 20 0 Group 1 (Continuous) ¨༊  Group 2 (30-min Break) Group 3 (4-hr Break) The main difficulty had to do with subjects’ tendency to keep going back to failed approaches (2) Incorrect or Incomplete Representations of the Problem n༆  How you mentally represent the problem is often crucial for success ¨༊  The front cover of the A volume to the back cover of the Z volume Example: n༆  The “book worm” problem 4 4/23/13 (2) Incorrect or Incomplete Representations of the Problem n༆  How you mentally represent the problem is often crucial for success ¨༊  Example: n༆  n༆  The “book worm” problem Problem representations also affect problem difficulty ¨༊  Example: n༆  The “buying/selling horses” prob...
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