The Path to Insight: Cognitive Abilities for Dealing with Ill-Structured Problems

Peterson, Jordan; DeYoung, Cola; Flanders, Joseph
January 2011
Rotman Management;Winter2011, p16
The article focuses on the role of insight in ill-defined problems and the ability to break frame in solving insight problems. It notes the need of the thinker to restructure the formulation in order to distinguish it from well-defined problems. It infers the need of the ability to break frame to prevent perseverance with an incorrect problem formulation.


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