Functional Fixedness

This week, you learned about the barriers to being an effective and informed problem solver.

Describe a time when you encountered one of these barriers in your personal or professional life.

How can recognizing these barriers help you to avoid them in the future?

Confirmation Bias

Mental Set

Functional Fixedness

Unnecessary Constraints


Irrelevant Information

Paradigm Blindness

Remember to answer each part of the question with a minimum of one paragraph of substantive content that is 5-7 sentences with limited grammatical errors.

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