Presents major concepts, methods, and research findings in the area of the psychology of thinking during the past seventy-five years to reveal current knowledge about human thinkingFor example, Box 3-6 gave an example of a method used by Dienes to make the quadratic formula concrete. The supposed advantage of concretizing a difficult abstract problem is that it enables the problem solver to represent it in familiar ... Brownell and Moser (1949) investigated the effects of making arithmetic problems aquot;meaningfulaquot; to third-grade children. ... 10). aquot;Drill is recommended when ideas and processes already understood are to be practiced to increase proficiencyaquot; (p. 19).
|Title||:||Thinking and Problem Solving|
|Author||:||Richard E. Mayer|
|Publisher||:||Scott Foresman - 1977-01-01|