Sune Vork Steffensen

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Two experiments examined whether different task ecologies influenced insight problem solving. The 17 animals problem was employed, a pure insight problem. Its initial formulation encourages the application of a direct arithmetic solution, but its solution requires the spatial arrangement of sets involving some degree of overlap. Participants were randomly(More)
Outside the cognitive psychologist's laboratory, problem solving is an activity that takes place in a rich web of interactions involving people and artifacts. Through this interactivity, a reasoner's comprehension of the problem emerges from a coalition of internal and external resources. In the experiment presented here, interactivity was explored under(More)
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