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a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solving a particular problem. contrasts with the usually speederheuristics
a simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgments and solve problems efficiently; usually speedier but more error prone
a sudden and often novel realization of the solution to a problem; it contrasts with strategy based solutions
a tendency to approach a problem in a particular way, especially a way that has been successful in the past but my or may not be helpful in solving a new problem
tendency to think of things only in terms of their usual functions; an impediment to problem solving
judging the likelihood of things in terms of how well they seem to represent, or match, particular prototypes; may lead one to ignore other relevant information
estimating the likelihood of events based on their avaiability in memory; if instances come readily to mind, we presume such events are common
the tendency to be more confident thatn correct, to overestimate the accuracy of one's beliefs and judgments
the way an issue is posed, how an issue is framed can significantly affect decisions and judgements
the tendency for one's preexisting beliefs to distort logical reasong, somethimes by making invalid conclusions seem valid or valid conclusions seem invalid
clinging to one's initial conceptions after the basis on which they were formed has been discredited
the science of designing and programming computer systems to do intelligent things and to simulate human though processes, sucha s intuitive reasoning, learning, and understanding language
computer neural networks
computer circuits that mimic the brain's interonnected neural cells, performing tasks such as learning to recognize visual patterns and smells
in a language, the smallest unit that carries meaning; may be a word or part of a word(like a prefix)
the set of rules by which we derive meaning from morphemes, sorks, and sentences in a given langauge; also the study of meaning
beginning at 3 to 4 months, the stage of speech development in which the infant spontaneously utters various sounds at first unrelated to the household language
two word stage
beginning about age 2, the stage in speech development during which a child speaks mostly two word statements
early speech stage in which a child speaks like a telegram using mostly nouns and vers and omitting auxiliary words
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