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Chapter 9

PSY 308 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Sensemaking, Random Search, Functional Fixedness


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSY 308
Professor
Dana Williams
Chapter
9

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Chapter 9: Problem Solving
What is a Problem?
A Problem: 





Problem-based learning: 

!

Anatomy of a Problem
Anatomy of a Problem: "#$%&'(
)
Inial State: *+
,-
Goal State: *.,-
!
Soluon Paths:*/

Problem Space: 
Givens:0
Situaons:!
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0*
Stages in Problem Solving
$* PreparaonFamiliarizaon)
!!
o 23
o#(#
+4
'* Producon Stage: 
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o##
+4
5* Judgement/ Evaluaon: 
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6* Incubaon Stage: 
*#
,-*
o78!
oInsight: 9,+:-0
o/8#;
!#<4
=3
>* Persistence
o4
oGrit: !!
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Well-De(ned and Ill-De(ned Problems
Well-De(ned Problems: !?
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Ill-De(ned Problems: *<@
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Problem Planning and Representaon
Mulple Statements of the Goal
Transcontextual: 0
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1. Recognion that a problem exists: (
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2. Representaon:
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3. Generaon and Evaluaon of Possible Soluons:!
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4. Selecon of a Possible Soluon
5. Execuon of the Soluon to Determine if it Solves the Problem: 
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