GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology Thinking-Thinking Theories, Applications and Issues Study Material (Page 3 of 4)

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Thinking: Characteristics of Thinking


Thinking is an ideational activity and the process of problem solving. According to Valentine, thinking is an activity, which consists essentially of a connected flow of ideas, which are directed towards some, end, or purpose.

According to Ross, thinking is a mental activity in its cognitive aspect or mental ac…

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Thinking: Types of Thinking


Types of Thinking

  • Perceptual or Concrete Thinking: It is the simplest form of thinking and is based on perception, i.e.. interpretation of sensation according to experience.
  • Conceptual or Abstract Thinking: This does not require perception of actual objects or events. It generally involves generalization of concepts.
  • Reflective Thinking: It is a higher form of thinking and aims at solving complex problems. It requires reorganization of all relevant experiences. Such mental activity does not require mechanical trial and error type efforts. It takes all the rele…

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