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Davidson, Janet E.

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Works: 9 works in 84 publications in 3 languages and 6,002 library holdings
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
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Most widely held works by Janet E Davidson
The nature of insight by Janet E Davidson( )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nature of Insight brings together diverse perspectives, including recent theories and discoveries, to examine the nature and origins of insightful thinking, as well as the history of theory and research on the topic and the methods used to study it. There are chapters by the leading experts in this field, including Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Ronald A. Finke, Howard E. Gruber, Marcel Adam Just, David E. Meyer, David N. Perkins, Dean Keith Simonton, and Robert W. Weisberg, among others. The Nature of Insight is divided into five main parts. Following an introduction that reviews the history and methods of the field, part II looks at how people solve challenging puzzles whose answers cannot be obtained through ordinary means. Part III focuses on how people come up with ideas for new inventions, while part IV explores the thinking of some of the most insightful people in the history of civilization. Part V considers metaphors such as evolution and investment as bases for understanding insight. An epilogue integrates all these approaches
The psychology of problem solving( )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems are a central part of human life. The Psychology of Problem Solving organizes in one volume much of what psychologists know about problem solving and the factors that contribute to its success or failure. There are chapters by leading experts in this field, including Miriam Bassok, Randall Engle, Anders Ericsson, Arthur Graesser, Keith Stanovich, Norbert Schwarz, and Barry Zimmerman, among others. The Psychology of Problem Solving is divided into four parts. Following an introduction that reviews the nature of problems and the history and methods of the field, Part II focuses on individual differences in, and the influence of, the abilities and skills that humans bring to problem situations. Part III examines motivational and emotional states and cognitive strategies that influence problem solving performance, while Part IV summarizes and integrates the various views of problem solving proposed in the preceding chapters
Conceptions of giftedness by Robert J Sternberg( Book )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Conceptions of Giftedness aims to describe the major conceptions of what it means to be gifted and how these conceptions apply to the identification, instruction, and assessment of the gifted. It will provide specialists with a critical evaluation of various theories of giftedness, give practical advice to teachers and administrators on how to put theories of gifted education into practice, and enable the major researchers in the field to compare and contrast the strengths of their theoretical models."--Jacket
Practical intelligence : nature and origins of competence in the everyday world by Robert J Sternberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature of insight( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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2 editions published in 2011 in Korean and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mafāhīm al-mawhūbīn by Robert J Sternberg( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Guidebook for excursions 4 northland of New Zealand by Union internationale pour l'étude du quaternaire( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Conceptions of giftedness( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[This text] aims to describe the major conceptions of what it means to be gifted and how these conceptions apply to the identification, instruction, and assessment of the gifted. It will provide specialists with a critical evaluation of various theories of giftedness, give practical advice to teachers and administrators on how to put theories of gifted education into practice, and enable the major researchers in the field to compare and contrast the strengths of their theoretical models.-Back cover
 
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The nature of insight
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Alternative Names
Davidson, Janet

جانيت ديفيدسون

데이비슨, 자네트 E

데이비슨, 자넷 E

Languages
English (79)

Korean (2)

Arabic (1)