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Glossary of Vocab Words on Thinking

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cognition
conscious and unconscious thought
concepts
grouping
prototypes
best fit
rationality
reasoning and logic
irrationality
lacking clarity
creativity
inventiveness
intuition
accurate guesses
belief
cognition accepted as true
algorithm
every possible solution to a problem
heuristics
any stragedy in problem solving
insight
suddenly realizing
reasoning
rational
logic
valid reasoning
confirmation bias
pay more attention to evidence that supports your own hypothesis
fixation
inability to see, repeat wrong solutions
mental set
old patterns of problem solving to persist, rigid repetitions
functional fixedness
inability to see new uses for familiar objects, only one use/function
representative heuristics
degree of representative matched to its prototype, judging based on similarities
availability heuristics
judge on speed and ease of memory
overconfidence
overestimate the accuracy of their knowledge
framing
way its presented
belief bias
intuition and bias and rationalization of errors, our beliefs to distort logical reasoning
belief perserverance
stubborn

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