Studies of Scientific Discovery: Complementary Approaches and Convergent Findings

@article{Klahr1999StudiesOS,
  title={Studies of Scientific Discovery: Complementary Approaches and Convergent Findings},
  author={D. Klahr and H. Simon},
  journal={Psychological Bulletin},
  year={1999},
  volume={125},
  pages={524-543}
}
This review integrates 4 major approaches to the study of science—histo rical accounts of scientific discoveries, psychological experiments with nonscientists working on tasks related to scientific discoveries, direct observation of ongoing scientific laboratories, and computational modeling of scientific discovery processes—by viewing them through the lens of the theory of human problem solving. The authors provide a brief justification for the study of scientific discovery, a summary of the… Expand
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