Cognitive Style and Its Effect on the Stages of Programming.

  title={Cognitive Style and Its Effect on the Stages of Programming.},
  author={Cathy Bishop-Clark},
AbstractComputer programming has separate and distinct phases: problem representation, program design, coding, and debugging. It may be that certain cognitive styles and personality traits affect some stages of programming but not others. The purpose of this article is (a) to present a model that suggests the cognitive style and personality traits that are likely to affect programming stages and (b) to empirically investigate one portion of that model. An investigation of 192 college students… CONTINUE READING