The Psychology of Problem-Solving

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A short educational video about what psychology tells us about how people solve problems.

Three-Glass Problem

1983. Chi and Glaser. "Problem Solving Abilities. https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a134717.pdf
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The Candle Problem

1952. Adamson. "Functional Fixedness as Related to Problem Solving: A Repetition of Three Experiments." https://psycnet.apa.org/record/1953-04914-001

1966. Glucksberg and Weisberg. "Verbal Behavior and Problem Solving: Some Effects of Labeling in a Functional Fixedness Problem." https://psycnet.apa.org/record/1966-06294-001

1973. Weisberg and Suls. "An Information-processing Model of Duncker's Candle Problem." https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0010028573900145

2004. Kershaw and Ohlsson. "Multiple Causes of Difficulty in Insight: The Case of the Nine-Dot Problem." https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2003-10949-001

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