Alternative to intelligence (Salovey & Mayer (Myers, 1990): Emotional…
Alternative to intelligence
Salovey & Mayer (Myers, 1990): Emotional intelligence
handle other people's emotions
easily & skillfully. Can
delay any self-gratification
in pursuit of a reward, they
do not let impulses
in aspects of life that require
rather than academic prowess, eg. marriage & parenting.
manage their emotions
well in different circumstances & not be overwhelmed by single emotion.
Creativity & unusual uses test (Newell, Shaw & Simon (Matlin ,1963))
Answer comes from a period of
intense motivation & persistence
with the task.
a problem that was originally seen as being vague.
Answer means that we
reject ideas that has previously been accepted.
Eg. Divergent production test/ the unusual uses test
Answer does have
novelty & is useful
(either to indiv. or society)
Problem solver has to divide the problem into smaller number of "sub-problem" in order to reach the goal. Each "sub problem" should reduce the difference between the starting point & end point. So the "ends" of the problem is figured out & the "means" by which we will do it
Trial & error
Trying out lots of different ways to solve a problem, fail & make errors throughout, but ultimately, hoping to solve the problem.
Using the solution from earlier problem to help us solve a new problem.
Solving problem creatively.
Problem solver starts a goal state & works backwards from this towards the original state.