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ERIC Number: EJ625605
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0098-6283
The Mind as Black Box: A Simulation of Theory Building in Psychology.
Hildebrandt, Carolyn; Oliver, Jennifer
Teaching of Psychology, v27 n3 p195-97 Sum 2000
Discusses an activity that uses the metaphor "the mind is a black box," in which students work in groups to discover what is inside a sealed, black, plastic box. States that the activity enables students to understand the need for theories in psychology and to comprehend how psychologists build, test, and refine those theories. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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