Problem Solving (mental process)

Known as: Problem solving, solving problem 
A learning situation involving more than one alternative from which a selection is made in order to attain a specific goal.
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Although problem solving is regarded by most educators as among the most important learning outcomes, few instructional design… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
People sometimes solve problems with a unique process called insight, accompanied by an "Aha!" experience. It has long been… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Four computer-based training strategies for geometrical problem solving in the domain of computer numerically controlled… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Ants colonies exhibit very interesting behaviours: even if a single ant only has simple capabilities, the behaviour of a whole… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
VMD is a molecular graphics program designed for the display and analysis of molecular assemblies, in particular biopolymers such… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The book presents the case that cognitive science should turn its attention to developing theories of human cognition that cover… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We report the results of 2 experiments and a verbal protocol study examining the component processes of solving mathematical word… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
We distinguish diagrammatic from sentential paper-and-pencil representationsof information by developing alternative models of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Four experiments indicated that positive affect, induced by means of seeing a few minutes of a comedy film or by means of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
The use of an analogy from a semantically distant domain to guide the problemsolving process was investigated. The representation… (More)
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