Improving insight and non-insight problem solving with brief interventions.

  title={Improving insight and non-insight problem solving with brief interventions.},
  author={Ming-Ching Wen and Laurie T. Butler and Wilma Koutstaal},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  volume={104 1},
Developing brief training interventions that benefit different forms of problem solving is challenging. In earlier research, Chrysikou (2006) showed that engaging in a task requiring generation of alternative uses of common objects improved subsequent insight problem solving. These benefits were attributed to a form of implicit transfer of processing involving enhanced construction of impromptu, on-the-spot or 'ad hoc' goal-directed categorizations of the problem elements. Following this, it is… CONTINUE READING
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