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the mental activity that is involved in the understanding, processing, and communicating of information
a mental structure used to categorize objects, people, or events that share similar characteristics
a problem solving strategy that eventually leads to a solution; usually involves trying random solutions to a problem in a systematic way
a problem-solving method that involves reducing the difference between the present situation and the desired one
a heuristic device in which a solution to a problem is found by evaluating the difference between the current situation and the goal
a form of thinking in which conclusions are inferred from premises; the conclusions are true if the premises are true
a form of thinking that involves using individual cases or particular facts to reach a general conclusion
the influence of wording or the way in which information is presented, on decision making
the communication of ideas through sounds and symbols that are arranged according to rules of grammar
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