Differentiating insight from non-insight problems

  title={Differentiating insight from non-insight problems},
  author={K. Gilhooly and P. Murphy},
  journal={Thinking & Reasoning},
  pages={279 - 302}
  • K. Gilhooly, P. Murphy
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • This study aimed to investigate whether a range of tasks that have been generally classed as requiring insight form an empirically separable group of tasks distinct from tasks generally classed as non-insight. In this study, 24 insight tasks, 10 non-insight tasks, and tests of individual differences in cognitive abilities and working memory were administered to 60 participants. Cluster analysis of the problem-solving tasks indicated that the presumed insight problems did tend to cluster with… CONTINUE READING
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