Reference : Understanding the link between need for cognition and complex problem solving
Scientific journals : Article
Social & behavioral sciences, psychology : Theoretical & cognitive psychology
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/37068
Understanding the link between need for cognition and complex problem solving
English
Rudolph, Julia mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Education, Culture, Cognition and Society (ECCS)]
Greiff, Samuel mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Education, Culture, Cognition and Society (ECCS)]
Strobel, Anja [> >]
Preckel, Franzis [> >]
2018
Contemporary Educational Psychology
55
53 - 62
Yes
0361-476X
[en] With the aim of broadening the understanding of the nomological network of Complex Problem Solving (CPS), we investigated the link between CPS and Need for Cognition (NFC) while controlling for reasoning ability. Further, we explored whether the relation between NFC and CPS was mediated by test-taking behavior (i.e., exploration time). Using structural equation modeling, we analyzed data from 474 German seventh graders. We found (a) that NFC and CPS were positively related, (b) that this link was partially mediated by CPS exploration time, and (c) that the link between NFC and CPS that was partially mediated by exploration time remained substantial even after we controlled for reasoning. Altogether, these results provide new insights into how CPS and NFC are linked.
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/37068
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2018.08.001
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0361476X17306008

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