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ERIC Number: EJ270620
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
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Effects of Goal Specificity on Means-Ends Analysis and Learning.
Sweller, John; Levine, Marvin
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, v8 n5 p463-74 Sep 1982
The operation of means-ends analysis (MEA) involves attempts at reducing differences between problem states and the goal state. It was paradoxically found that the more problem solvers knew of the goal state, the less they learned of the problem structure during the solution process. (PN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia