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Lecture 44

PSYC 2250 Lecture 44: Lecture 44

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University of Manitoba
PSYC 2250
Steven Hladkyj

lOMoARcPSD987298 Problem Solving improves with age however, at 7 months children solve simple problems and even adolescents are vulnerable to error Features of Problem Solving Encoding issuesEncoding Processes transform the information in a problem into a mental representation o Mental representations Planning Ahead Using general and specific processes Meansend analysis in which a person determines the difference between the current and desired situations, and then does something to reduce the difference Subgoals make subgoals to be halfway closer to the main goal Multiples Strategies Heuristics rules of thumb that do not guarantee a solution but are useful in solving a range of problems. Collaboration usually beneficial when the partner are older children or parents. Problems in Problem Solving Cofounding Variables Combined instead of evaluated independently so that the results are ambiguous Reaching conclusions too quickly basing them on too little evidence Confirmation bias dont support adolescents own beliefs, they tend to discount the value of the study Academic Skills Reading Writing Arithmetic
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