Psych M.D. - Insight


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Term: Insight
Definition (Myers): a sudden and often novel realization of the solution to a problem, it contrasts with strategy-based solutions.1
Definition (alternative): an understanding of relationships that sheds light on or helps solve a problem.2
Contextual explanation: basically that click you get in your brain when you understand something that you didn't know.
Related terms and concepts:
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Related websites:
Sources:
  1. Myers, D. G. (2004). Psychology. New York, New York: Worth Publishers.
  2. Insight Definition. Retrieved October 23, 2009, from Dictionary.com Web site: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/insight
  3. YouTube - Insight Intuition and Instincts (n.d.). Retrieved October 15,, 2009, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A95psLAtp0s.




Edited by: Younsuk
Date of last edit: 10/23/2009



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