This unique volume returns in its second edition, revised and updated with the latest advances in problem solving research. It is designed to provide readers with skills that will make them better problem solvers and to give up-to-date information about the psychology of problem solving.
Professor Hayes provides students and professionals with practical, tested methods of defining, representing, and solving problems. Each discussion of the important aspects of human problem solving is supported by the most current research on the psychology problem solving.
The Complete Problem Solver, Second Edition features:
*Valuable learning strategies;
*Decision making methods;
*Discussions of the nature of creativity and invention, and
*A new chapter on writing.
The Complete Problem Solver utilizes numerous examples, diagrams, illustrations, and charts to help any reader become better at problem solving. See the order form for the answer to the problem below.
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...Hayes' style is engaging; he can write not to impress but to teach. Difficult concepts are explained well and concrete examples abound.
...I found much to recommended in the book. The writing is clear and to the point, with a pleasant humor. The examples are generally excellent....Hayes's involvement in much problem solving and creativity research makes these chapters particularly interesting.
Both educational and entertaining; this book is a worthwhile acquisition for any library.
...everything you've ever wanted to know about the subject.
—The Learning Bulletin
Dick Hayes has been a pioneer in showing how to use the new insights of cognitive psychology to teach the skills of problem solving. His book, The Complete Problem Solver, is an exceptionally effective guide for anyone wishing to improve his orher problem solving abilities on the basis of sound and proven psychological principles. The reader gets the additional bonus that the book is not only instructive; it is interesting.
—Herbert A. Simon
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Book Description Franklin Institute Press, 1987. Book Condition: Very Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP97465319
Book Description Franklin Institute Press. Book Condition: Fair. Acceptable condition. Book Good. No dust jacket. Writing inside. Bookseller Inventory # N17B-00933
Book Description Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc., Hillsdale, NJ, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 225 pp, 4to (sm). Hardcover. Bumping to edges; rubbing to corners & spine ends + few small rub marks scattered elsewhere; light creasing to joints; sm. sticker ghost to back board. Pages clean, crisp, bright. Binding tight. B&w diagram illustrations throughout. Bookseller Inventory # 149872
Book Description Franklin Institute Press, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0898597285