Exercise 37

Chapter Appendix A, Page A4
Myers' Psychology for AP 2nd Edition by David G Myers
ISBN: 9781464113079

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The correct answer is B. (functional fixedness). Functional fixedness refers to a type of cognitive bias which prevents a person from seeing more ways in which a certain object can be used. Since Joanna’s grandmother was able to see another way in which a potato sack can be used, she overcame functional fixedness.

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