Mental activities involved in acquiring,storing,retrieving,and using knowledge.
mental rep. of a previously stored sensory exp., including,visual,auditory,olfactory,tactile.
Mental rep. of a group or category.
representation of the best or most typical example of a category.
formed by logical,specific rules or characteristics.
formed by experience in everyday life.
when we use the middle,basic lavel concepts when first learning material.
Problem solving three stages
During preparation stage we:
Identify given facts, separate relevant from irrelevant facts, and define the ultimate goal.
During production stage we:
we generate hypotheses by
algorithms and heuristics
a set of steps that, if followed correctly, will eventually solve the equation.
strategies, or simple rules,used in problem solving and decision making that do not guarantee a solution but offer a likely shortcut to it.