WHY IS EXPERIMENTAL PHENOMENOLOGY IMPORTANT?
University of Verona, IT
[the psychology of thinking and reasoning; visuo-spatial insight problem solving]
Eph is fundamental if you want to understand how spatial representation really work in insight problem solving, i.e. what are the paths that our thought follows. For instance, it helps us to understand which is the mental representation of a problem that we immediately create – based on which salient (but irrelevant) elements; it helps us to understand which are the relevant elements which are initially disregarded and what are the differences between the various mental representations that emerge during the solution process.