Cognitive interactivity

PhD studentship: The role of cognitive interactivity in thinking and deciding

PhD studentship in Behavioural Sciences

Incubation and Interactivity in Insight Problem Solving

Insight is commonly viewed as originating from the restructuring of a mental representation. Distributed cognition frameworks such as the Systemic Thinking Model (SysTM, Vallée-Tourangeau & Vallée-Tourangeau, 2017), however, assumes that information …

Cognition beyond the classical information processing model: Cognitive interactivity and the Systemic Thinking Model (SysTM)

In this chapter , we propose a systemic model of thinking (SysTM) to account for higher cognitive operations such as how an agent makes inferences, solves problems and makes decisions. The SysTM model conceives thinking as a cognitive process that …

Insight with hands and things

Two experiments examined whether different task ecologies influenced insight problem solving. The 17 animals problem was employed, a pure insight problem. Its initial formulation encourages the application of a direct arithmetic solution, but its …

Cognitive events in a problem-solving task: A qualitative method for investigating interactivity in the 17 animals problem

Outside the cognitive psychologist's laboratory, problem-solving is an activity that takes place in a rich web of interactions involving people and artefacts. This interactivity is constituted by fine-grained action extendash{}perception cycles, and …