Developing and Evaluating Visual Analogies to Support Insight and Creative Problem Solving

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Eric Luchian, Professor (Creator)
Elizabeth City State University (ECSU )
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Abstract: The primary aim of this thesis is to gain a richer understanding of visual analogies for insight problem solving, and, in particular, how they can be better developed to ensure their effectiveness as hints. While much work has explored the role of visual analogies in problem solving and their facilitative role, only a few studies have analysed how they could be designed. This thesis employs a mixed method consisting of a practice-led approach for studying how visual analogies can be designed and developed and an experimental research approach for testing their effectiveness as hints for solving visual insight problems.

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Language: English
Date: 2020
visual analogies, art thesis, visual insight problems

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