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The Psychology Of Thinking

Author : John Paul Minda
ISBN : 9781473933941
Genre : Psychology
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Instructors - Electronic inspection copies are available or contact your local sales representative for an inspection copy of the print version. How do we define thinking? Is it simply memory, perception and motor activity or perhaps something more complex such as reasoning and decision making? This book argues that thinking is an intricate mix of all these things and a very specific coordination of cognitive resources. Divided into three key sections, there are chapters on the organization of human thought, general reasoning and thinking and behavioural outcomes of thinking. These three overarching themes provide a broad theoretical framework with which to explore wider issues in cognition and cognitive psychology and there are chapters on motivation and language plus a strong focus on problem solving, reasoning and decision making – all of which are central to a solid understanding of this field. The book also explores the cognitive processes behind perception and memory, how we might differentiate expertise from skilled, competent performance and the interaction between language, culture and thought.

Schnelles Denken Langsames Denken

Author : Daniel Kahneman
ISBN : 3844512705
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Psychologie Des Denkens

Author : Rolf Oerter
ISBN : NWU:35556001274950
Genre : Thought and thinking
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Die 5 Elemente Effektiven Denkens

Author : Edward B. Burger
ISBN : 3933689139
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Thinking And Reasoning A Very Short Introduction

Author : Jonathan St B. T. Evans
ISBN : 9780191091131
Genre : Psychology
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Our extraordinary capacity to reason and solve problems sets us aside from other animals, but our evolved thinking processes also leave us susceptibile to bias and error. The study of thinking and reasoning goes back to Aristotle, and was one of the first topics to be studied when psychology separated from philosophy. In this Very Short Introduction Jonathan Evans explores cognitive psychological approaches to understanding the nature of thinking and reasoning, problem solving, and decision making. He shows how our problem solving capabilities are hugely dependent on also having the imagination to ask the right questions, and the ability to see things from a completely new perspective. Beginning by considering the approaches of the behaviourists and the Gestalt psychologists, he moves on to modern explorations of thinking, including hypothetical thinking, conditionals, deduction, rationality, and intuition. Covering the role of past learning, IQ, and cognitive biases, Evans also discusses the idea that there may be two different ways of thinking, arising from our evolutionary history. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Cognitive Unconscious And Human Rationality

Author : Laura Macchi
ISBN : 9780262034081
Genre : Psychology
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Examining the role of implicit, unconscious thinking on reasoning, decision making, problem solving, creativity, and its neurocognitive basis, for a genuinely psychological conception of rationality.

International Handbook Of Thinking And Reasoning

Author : Linden J. Ball
ISBN : 9781317534754
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Routledge International Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning is an authoritative reference work providing a balanced overview of current scholarship spanning the full breadth of the rapidly developing and expanding field of thinking and reasoning. It contains 35 chapters written by leading international researchers, covering foundational issues as well as state-of-the-art developments in thinking and reasoning research. Topics covered range across all sub-areas of thinking and reasoning, including deduction, induction, abduction, judgment, decision making, argumentation, problem solving, expertise, creativity and rationality. The contributors engage with cutting-edge debates such as the status of dual-process theories of thinking, the role of unconscious, intuitive, emotional and metacognitive processes in thinking, and the importance of probabilistic conceptualisations of thinking and reasoning. Authors also examine the importance of neuroscientific findings in informing theoretical developments, and explore the situated nature of thinking and reasoning across a range of real-world contexts such as mathematics, medicine and science. The Handbook provides a clear sense of the way in which contemporary ideas are challenging traditional viewpoints as "new paradigm of the psychology of reasoning" emerges. This paradigm-shifting research is paving the way toward a richer and more inclusive understanding of thinking and reasoning, where important new questions drive a forward-looking research agenda. It is essential reading for both established researchers in the field of thinking and reasoning as well as advanced students wishing to learn more about both the historical foundations and latest developments in this rapidly growing field.

The Oxford Handbook Of Thinking And Reasoning

Author : Keith J. Holyoak
ISBN : 9780199313792
Genre : Psychology
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The Oxford Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning brings together the contributions of many of the leading researchers in thinking and reasoning to create the most comprehensive overview of research on thinking and reasoning that has ever been available.

F Hrung Kreativit T Innovation

Author : Alexander Paufler
ISBN : 9783658099152
Genre : Business & Economics
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Das Buch vermittelt einen ganzheitlichen Führungsstil und dient Führungskräften als Leitfaden mit vielen praktischen Ratschlägen. Stressmanagement, Kreativität und Innovation stehen im Mittelpunkt der Weiterbildung und der Mitarbeiterförderung eines Unternehmens. Keine Idee sollte verloren gehen. Selbst ' schlechte' Ideen können sich später mit anderen Ideen verknüpft als nützlich herausstellen. Führungskräfte müssen lernen, ihre Mitarbeiter für ihre Ziele und Projekte zu gewinnen sowie ihre Ideen zu unterstützen. Dann werden Mitarbeiter ihre Kreativität auch mit Begeisterung für das Unternehmen einsetzen. Der Autor stellt fünf Denkstrategien und 15 Denktaktiken vor, die die unternehmerische Lebensführung, Kreativität und Innovation fördern. Praxisnahe Beispiele dienen dabei der Veranschaulichung und laden zum Ausprobieren ein.


Author : E. Bruce Goldstein
ISBN : 3642550738
Genre : Psychology
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Wahrnehmungspsychologie ist ein zentrales Prüfungsthema im Studiengang Psychologie – und Goldsteins Lehrbuchklassiker ist seit Jahren Marktführer. Die neue Auflage ist passgenau auf die Bachelor- und Master-Studiengänge zugeschnitten. Die Themenpalette dieses Lehrbuchs ist nicht nur prüfungsrelevant, sondern auch faszinierend – und für manchen Laien auch verständlich lesbar. In 16 Kapiteln beantwortet Goldstein die folgenden Fragen: Was ist Wahrnehmung? Was sind die neuronalen Mechanismen der Wahrnehmung? Inwieweit arbeitet das Gehirn ähnlich wie ein Computer? Wie wird das Netzhautbild verarbeitet? Wie nehmen wir Farbe wahr? Wie erkennen wir Objekte? Wie nehmen wir Tiefe und Größe von Objekten wahr? Wie erkennen wir Bewegung? Wie funktioniert unser Gehör? Wie nehmen wir Klänge und Lautstärken wahr? Wie erkennen und verstehen wir Sprache? Wie funktionieren unsere Sinne?

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