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Psychology of problem solving: theory and practice

Davis, Gary A.

Psychology of problem solving: theory and practice

by Davis, Gary A.

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Problem solving.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 181-198.

    Statement[by] Gary A. Davis.
    SeriesBasic topics in cognition series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF441 .D35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 206 p.
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5309093M
    ISBN 100465067387
    LC Control Number72092795

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