Thinking and Problem Solving / Edition 1

Thinking and Problem Solving / Edition 1

by Robert J. Sternberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0126672601

ISBN-13: 9780126672602

Pub. Date: 05/27/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Thinking and Problem-Solving presents a comprehensive and up-to-date review of literature on cognition, reasoning, intelligence, and other formative areas specific to this field. Written for advanced undergraduates, researchers, and academics, this volume is a necessary reference for beginning and established investigators in cognitive and educational

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Overview

Thinking and Problem-Solving presents a comprehensive and up-to-date review of literature on cognition, reasoning, intelligence, and other formative areas specific to this field. Written for advanced undergraduates, researchers, and academics, this volume is a necessary reference for beginning and established investigators in cognitive and educational psychology.
Thinking and Problem-Solving provides insight into questions such as: how do people solve complex problems in mathematics and everyday life? How do we generate new ideas? How do we piece together clues to solve a mystery, categorize novel events, and teach others to do the same?

Key Features
• Provides a comprehensive literature review
• Covers both historical and contemporary approaches
• Organized for ease of use and reference
• Chapters authored by leading scholars

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780126672602
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
05/27/1998
Series:
Handbook Of Perception And Cognition Series, #2
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
461
Product dimensions:
1.08(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

R.L. Dominowski and L.E. Bourne, Jr., History of Research on Thinking and Problem Solving.
K.A. Ericsson and R. Hastie, Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Thinking and Problem Solving.
T.P. McNamara, Knowledge Representation.
B.H. Ross and T.L. Spalding, Concepts and Categories.
L.J. Rips, Deduction and Its Cognitive Basis.
J. Bisanz, G.L. Bisanz, and C.A. Korpan, Inductive Reasoning.
E. Hunt, Problem Solving.
R.J. Gerrig and M.R. Banaji, Language and Thought.
R.J. Sternberg, Intelligence.
T.I. Lubart, Creativity.
S. Ellis and R.S. Siegler, Development of Problem Solving.
R. Serpell and A.W. Boykin, Cultural Dimensions of Cognition: A Multiplex, Dynamic System of Constraints and Possibilities.
R.S. Nickerson, The Teaching of Thinking and Problem Solving.
Index.

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