The Ideal Problem Solver: A Guide for Improving Thinking, Learning, and Creativity

The Ideal Problem Solver A Guide for Improving Thinking Learning and Creativity This book focuses attention on what we need to do as well as what to avoid in strengthening our natural problem solving aptitudes Including practical examples brain teasing drawings and anecdotes thr

  • Title: The Ideal Problem Solver: A Guide for Improving Thinking, Learning, and Creativity
  • Author: John D. Bransford Barry S. Stein
  • ISBN: 9780716716693
  • Page: 191
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book focuses attention on what we need to do as well as what to avoid in strengthening our natural problem solving aptitudes Including practical examples, brain teasing drawings and anecdotes throughout, the authors build their framework on the IDEAL identify, define, explore, act, look model and show how potential problems both fit and are solved within this frameThis book focuses attention on what we need to do as well as what to avoid in strengthening our natural problem solving aptitudes Including practical examples, brain teasing drawings and anecdotes throughout, the authors build their framework on the IDEAL identify, define, explore, act, look model and show how potential problems both fit and are solved within this framework The authors discuss such issues as learning new information, overcoming blocks to creativity and the importance of viewing problems from a variety of perspectives They offer strategies for improving memory, for criticizing ideals and generating alternatives, and for communicating effectively with a wider range of people The text should provide useful advice to solving the myriad problems that confront and confuse people daily.

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    1. This was an okay book with teachings on how to approach a problem, any problem. I liked that it had examples to work out to show what it was teaching. I did get a little bored toward the end, as it seemed to be repeating the same thing over and over again.

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