ERIC Number: EJ270609
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jul
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The Role of Problem Structure in a Deductive Reasoning Task.
Griggs, Richard A.; Newstead, Stephen E.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, v8 n4 p297-307 Jul 1982
Four experiments were conducted to determine the source of difficulty of Wason's THOG problem. The THOG problem permits examination of the way people tackle a novel hypothetico-deductive problem. The results are interpreted as demonstrating the importance of problem presentation in problem solving. (Author/PN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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