HyperDic: problem_solving

English > 2 senses of the expression problem solving:
NOUNcognitionproblem solvingthe area of cognitive psychology that studies the processes involved in solving problems
cognitionproblem solvingthe thought processes involved in solving a problem
English > problem solving: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe area of cognitive psychology that studies the processes involved in solving problems.
Broadercognitive psychologyAn approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes
English > problem solving: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe thought processes involved in solving a problem.
Partsconvergent thinkingThinking that brings together information focussed on solving a problem (especially solving problems that have a single correct solution)
inspirationA sudden intuition as part of solving a problem
Narrowercalculation, computation, figuring, reckoningproblem solving that involves numbers or quantities
inquiry, enquiry, researchA search for knowledge
Broaderthinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentationThe process of using your mind to consider something carefully

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