Table of contents for The psychology of problem solving / edited by Janet E. Davidson, Robert J. Sternberg.


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Part I. Introduction: 1. Recognizing, defining, and representing problems
2. The acquisition of expert performance as problem solving: construction and modification of mediating mechanisms through deliberate practice
Part II. Relevant Abilities and Skills: 3. Is success or failure at problem solving complex problems related to intellectual ability?
4. Creativity: a source of difficulty in problem solving
5. Insights about insightful problem solving
6. The role of working memory in problem solving
7. Comprehension of text in problem solving
Part III. States and Strategies: 8. Motivating self-regulated problem solvers
9. Feeling and thinking: implications for problem solving
10. The fundamental computational biases of human cognition: heuristics that (sometimes) impair decision making and problem solving
11. Analogical transfer in problem solving
Part IV. Conclusions and Integration: 12. Problem-solving, large/small, hard/easy problem-space/problem-solver: the issue of dichotomization.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Problem solving