Complex Problem Solving: Principles and Mechanisms

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Robert J. Sternberg, Peter A. Frensch
Psychology Press, Jan 14, 2014 - Education - 424 pages
Although complex problem solving has emerged as a field of psychology in its own right, the literature is, for the most part, widely scattered, and often so technical that it is inaccessible to non-experts. This unique book provides a comprehensive, in-depth, and accessible introduction to the field of complex problem solving. Chapter authors -- experts in their selected domains -- deliver systematic, thought-provoking analyses generally written from an information-processing point of view. Areas addressed include politics, electronics, and computers.
 

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Contents

Preface
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Cognitive Mechanisms in Calculation
PART
Chapter 4
James F Voss Christopher R Wolfe Jeanette A Lawrence and Randi A Engle
Chapter
Do Lawyers Reason Differently from Psychologists? A Comparative Design
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Subject Index
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