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The psychology of problem solving [electronic resource] / edited by Janet E. Davidson, Robert J. Sternberg.

Contributor(s): Davidson, Janet E | Sternberg, Robert J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xi, 394 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0511063148 (electronic bk.); 9780511063145 (electronic bk.); 0511180977 (electronic bk.); 9780511180972 (electronic bk.); 9780511615771 (electronic bk.); 0511615779 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Problem solving | SCIENCE -- Cognitive Science | PSYCHOLOGY -- Cognitive Psychology | R�esolution de probl�eme | Probleemoplossing | Psychologische aspecten | Entscheidungsfindung | Probleml�osenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Psychology of problem solving.DDC classification: 153.4/3 Other classification: 77.32 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Recognizing, defining, and representing problems / Jean E. Pretz, Adam J. Naples, and Robert J. Sternberg -- The acquisition of expert performance as problem solving : construction and modification of mediating mechanisms through deliberate practice / K. Anders Ericsson -- Is success or failure at solving complex problems related to intellectual ability? / Dorit Wenke and Peter A. Frensch -- Creativity : a source of difficulty in problem solving / Todd I. Lubart and Christophe Mouchiroud -- Insights about insightful problem solving / Janet E. Davidson -- The role of working memory in problem solving / David Z. Hambrick and Randall W. Engle -- Comprehension of text in problem solving / Shannon Whitten and Arthur C. Graesser -- Motivating self-regulated problem solvers / Barry J. Zimmerman and Magda Campillo -- Feeling and thinking : implications for problem solving / Norbert Schwarz and Ian Skurnik -- The fundamental computational biases of human cognition : heuristics that (sometimes) impair decision making and problem solving / Keith E. Stanovich -- Analogical transfer in problem solving / Miriam Basok -- Problem solving -- large/small, hard/easy, conscious nonconscious, problem-space/problem-solver : the issue of dichotomization / Kenneth Kotovsky.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Recognizing, defining, and representing problems / Jean E. Pretz, Adam J. Naples, and Robert J. Sternberg -- The acquisition of expert performance as problem solving : construction and modification of mediating mechanisms through deliberate practice / K. Anders Ericsson -- Is success or failure at solving complex problems related to intellectual ability? / Dorit Wenke and Peter A. Frensch -- Creativity : a source of difficulty in problem solving / Todd I. Lubart and Christophe Mouchiroud -- Insights about insightful problem solving / Janet E. Davidson -- The role of working memory in problem solving / David Z. Hambrick and Randall W. Engle -- Comprehension of text in problem solving / Shannon Whitten and Arthur C. Graesser -- Motivating self-regulated problem solvers / Barry J. Zimmerman and Magda Campillo -- Feeling and thinking : implications for problem solving / Norbert Schwarz and Ian Skurnik -- The fundamental computational biases of human cognition : heuristics that (sometimes) impair decision making and problem solving / Keith E. Stanovich -- Analogical transfer in problem solving / Miriam Basok -- Problem solving -- large/small, hard/easy, conscious nonconscious, problem-space/problem-solver : the issue of dichotomization / Kenneth Kotovsky.

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