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problem solving

the process of recognizing a problem, defining it, identifying alternative plans to resolve the problem, selecting a plan, organizing steps of the plan, implementing the plan, and evaluating the outcome; a performance component of occupational therapy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

problem solving

Graduate education A strategy which confronts the student with a problem situation, and requires development and application of a plan to reach a solution
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The problem-solving ability test in chemistry (PSATC) was validated through pilot testing and discussion with the experts.
Given the static nature of analytical problems, the problem-solving process is fairly straightforward, with limited opportunity for updating the problem schema, such that mental effort is mainly invested in manipulating operations to change initial states toward some target state.
Problem-solving is defined as: "the ability to identify and solve problems by applying appropriate skills systematically".
When was the last time you challenged your students to do a problem-solving activity?
The findings suggest that when events trigger suicide attempts or ideations, teens might benefit most from help with problem-solving skills.
CONTENTS I Introduction II Catharsis, Empathy and the Pygmalion Effect A Catharsis B Empathy C The Pygmalion Effect III The Pitfalls A Countertransference B Emotional Contagion IV The Constitutionality of Problem-Solving Courts V Emotional Intelligence A Emotional Self-Awareness B Emotional Self-Regulation VI Conclusion I INTRODUCTION
Three styles of coping were defined: problem-solving coping (looking for opportunities to solve a problem), social coping (seeking social support in solving a problem), and palliative avoidant coping (seeking distraction and avoiding problems).
This means continuous personal participation in conducting problem-solving review meetings and holding direct reports accountable for conducting similar reviews.
Macleod, 1994).It is now well-known that positive emotional state helps cognitive flexibility and makes creative problem-solving easy in many situations (The American Heritage Dictionary, Second College Edition, 1983).One of the most important points of creative and flexible thinking is to produce alternative strategies and solutions especially in failure.
It is important to improve problem-solving skills of children starting from the preschool period to ensure that they adapt to real life.
Spankle (computer information systems, College of the Redwoods) and Hubbard, a software architect for a health care consultancy, provide the fundamentals of problem-solving such as logic structures, data structures and file management.

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