Thinking and Problem Solving: Volume 2

Thinking and Problem Solving: Volume 2

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How do people solve complex problems in mathematics and everyday life? How are new ideas generated? How are clues to the solution of mysteries pieced together and novel events categorized? And how are these skills taught to others? This volume provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of literature on cognition, reasoning, intelligence and other formative areas specific to the field of thinking and problem solving. It is intended for advanced undergraduates, researchers and academics in educational psychology.
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  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 628.22g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • indices
  • 0121619524
  • 9780121619527

Table of contents

History of research on thinking and problem solving; contemporary approaches to the study of thinking and problem solving; knowledge representation; concepts and categories; deductive reasoning; inductive reasoning; problem solving; language and thought; intelligence; creativity; development of thinking and problem solving; cultural dimensions of thinking and problem solving; teaching of thinking and problem solving.
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