Insight problem solving in individuals with high versus low schizotypy

  title={Insight problem solving in individuals with high versus low schizotypy},
  author={Zohra Karimi and Sabine Windmann and Onur G{\"u}nt{\"u}rk{\"u}n and Anna Abraham},
Insight problem solving requires restructuring of a problem space by stepping out of the framework provided by the commonly activated cognitive schemas and acquiring a new perspective on the problem. Schizotypy has been linked with loosened associative and overinclusive thinking that may be advantageous for this process. The present study tested this hypothesis and found that individuals with a high degree of schizotypy show better performance on a set of insight problems relative to… CONTINUE READING

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