PSYCHOLOGY MODELS IN PROBLEM SOLVING BEHAVIOURISM Edward L. Thorndike is an American behaviourist

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PSYCHOLOGY MODELS IN PROBLEM SOLVING BEHAVIOURISM Edward L. Thorndike is an American behaviourist .He is one of the earliest researchers who are conducted research on problem solving.His thesis ,Animal Intelligence ; An Experimental Study Of Associative Processes In Animals that be published in 1911 ,had been considered as a major contributions in the psychology field.Based on the result findings from the experiment where he locked cats in closed cage .He concluded that ,the cats ability to escaped from the closed cage is due to trial-and-error learning.This is because ,the cats still took a long time to escaped from the caged despite of their successful escaping from the caged in the earlier trials.Generally,it is safe to claimed…show more content…
The way information is recorded or expressed is called a representation of that information . Glass and Holyoak elaborate the differences between the content of a representation and the code of a representation. Based on their perspective,the content of a representation is the information that is to be represented.Meanwhile,the code of a representation is the way that information or content is expressed.The Gestalt Approach emphasizes that ,the successful or unsucessful of solving a problem is highly be determined the way the problem be represented in the mind of every individuals.All this because ,if people did not have full understanding of the problem that they are facing,it will be harder towards them to determine the solution that they are really need and suit the situation and them.For instance,if we are perceiving a faulty perception of the problem then we high likely to come up with unsuitable solution which will

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