Beyond the Purely Cognitive: Belief Systems, Social Cognitions, and Metacognitions As Driving Forces in Intellectual Performance

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This study explores the way that belief systems, interactions with social or experimental environments, and skills at the “control” level in decision-making shape people’s behavior as they solve problems. It is argued that problemsalvers’ beliefs (not necessarily consciously held) about what is useful in mathematics may determine the set of “cognitive… (More)
DOI: 10.1207/s15516709cog0704_3

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@article{Schoenfeld1983BeyondTP, title={Beyond the Purely Cognitive: Belief Systems, Social Cognitions, and Metacognitions As Driving Forces in Intellectual Performance}, author={Alan H. Schoenfeld}, journal={Cognitive Science}, year={1983}, volume={7}, pages={329-363} }