Mind Cafe
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Mind Cafe

The Science Behind How We Think, Reason and Solve Problems

How do we solve hard problems? What are we thinking about as we work? What influences whether we find an answer or remain stuck forever?

These are the questions Allen Newell and Herbert Simon set out to address in their landmark 1972 book, Human Problem Solving. Their work has had an enormous influence on psychology, artificial intelligence, and economics.

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