Psychology Flip Lesson Notes on Thinking Process

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What is a key characteristic of human thinking according to the text?

Manipulating and analyzing information

Which cognitive process involves interpreting the metaphorical or symbolic meaning in a painting?

Abstracting

In what way is thinking described as goal-oriented?

It aims to reach a specific goal through planning

Which mental process helps in manipulating and analyzing acquired information?

Decision-making

How is thinking inferred from a chess player's behavior according to the text?

By understanding the strategies evaluated for the next move

What is the purpose of forming concepts?

To organize knowledge for efficient access

In problem-solving, what is a mental set?

A tendency to always follow the same mental operations or steps

What are the two major obstacles in problem-solving?

Mental Set and Lack of motivation

How does a concept differ from an image?

Concepts involve sensory experiences, while images involve mental representations.

How does problem-solving relate to goal-directed thinking?

Problem-solving is thinking that is goal-directed

Explore the concept of thinking as the base of all cognitive activities. Learn about the manipulation, analysis of information, and interpretation of symbolic meanings in different scenarios.

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