Laboratory Replication of Scientific Discovery Processes

@article{Qin1990LaboratoryRO,
  title={Laboratory Replication of Scientific Discovery Processes},
  author={Yulin Qin and Herbert A. Simon},
  journal={Cognitive Science},
  year={1990},
  volume={14},
  pages={281-312}
}
Fourteen subjects were tape-recorded while they undertook to find a law to summarize numerical doto they were given. The source of the data was not identified, nor were the variables lobeled semantically. Unknown to the subjects. the data were measurements of the distances of the planets from the sun and the periods of their revolutions obout it-equivalent to the doto used by Johonnes Kepler to discover his third low of planetary motion. Four of the 14 subjects discovered the some low as Kepler… CONTINUE READING
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