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The psychology of thinking [by] Lyle E. Bourne, Jr., Bruce R. Ekstrand [and] Roger L. Dominowski.

; Ekstrand, Bruce R., author ; Dominowski, Roger L., 1939- author
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1971] .
ISBN 9780137367023, 0137367023

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Other Authors Dominowski, Roger L., 1939-
Ekstrand, Bruce R.,
Subjects Denken.
Thought and thinking.
Series Prentice-Hall psychology series.
Description xi, 382 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-373).
Contents 1. Psychology and the concept of thought -- The nature of thinking -- Development of thinking -- Aims and plan of the book -- 2. History and general theoretical systems -- Antecedents of scientific psychology -- The beginnings of an independent psychology -- Later developments -- The psychology of thinking in America -- Summary -- 3. Understanding problem solving: preliminary considerations -- Types of problems and solution processes -- Methods for studying problem solving -- 4. Theories of problem solving -- Three theoretical views -- 5. Empirical studies of problem solving: the task -- Characteristics of the problem situation -- Characteristics of the solution -- 6. Empirical studies of problem solving: the problem solver -- Individual differences among problem solvers -- Transfer effects in problem solving -- 7. Tasks, variables, and processes -- Tasks and methods -- A modest theoretical orientation -- The associative process -- Major verbal-learning variables -- 8. Verbal learning: the relationship to thinking -- Transfer of training -- The adequacy of S-R analyses: selected problems -- Summary -- 9. The nature of concepts -- Formal characteristics of concepts -- Conceptual behavior -- Methodological considerations -- 10. Contemporary theories of concept formation -- Section one: the theories -- Theory of associations -- Theory of hypotheses -- Theory of mediation -- Theory of information processing -- Section two: preliminary evaluation of theories -- Conceptual issues, empirical issues -- Summary -- 11. Empirical studies of conceptual behavior: the problem solver -- Performance -- General characteristics and processes of the learner -- Development of conceptual behavior -- Summary -- 12. Empirical studies of conceptual behavior: the task -- Complexity of the response system -- Properties of the concept -- Properties of the stimulus -- Informative feedback -- Timing of critical events -- Summary -- 13. Language and thought -- Some basic research findings -- The linguistic relativity hypothesis -- Language and thought-Additional considerations -- Summary -- 14. Language: a system for thinking -- Competence and performance -- Levels of linguistic analysis -- Semantics -- The development of language --- 15. Concepts, thoughts, and behavior -- Thinking and behavior -- Learning to think -- Learning and using concepts -- Final remark.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)140366
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WorldCat Identities Bourne, Lyle Eugene, 1932-
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