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Когнитивни аспекти на процесите на решаване на проблеми
Cognitive Aspects of the Process of Problem Solving

Author(s): Presiyan Burgov
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Psychology, Social psychology and group interaction, Cognitive Psychology, Experimental Pschology, Neuropsychology, Personality Psychology, Psychology of Self, Clinical psychology, Organizational Psychology, Behaviorism, Psychoanalysis
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: cognitive processes; decision making; generating decisions; heuristics; subaims; insight; functional fixation.

Summary/Abstract: People, in their everyday activities, are faced with multiple choices, decision making and problem solving when aiming at more effective adaptation, goal setting and goal attainment as well as efficient psychic energy expenditure and social integration. The present study aims at the elucidation of the cognitive processes that participate in decision making. It comments on fundamental conceptions in relation to the phenomenon, the stages in the process of decision making, the structure of the problems and the most common decision making mistakes.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 48-58
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Bulgarian