NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Psychology Chapter 8

Thinking Class 11

Chapter 8 Thinking Exercise Solutions

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Review questions : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 167

Q1 :  

Explain the nature of thinking.


Answer :

  • Thinking is the basis of all cognitive activities and processes, which are unique to humans. It involves manipulation and analysis of information received from the environment.

  • It is the higher mental process through which things are manipulated and the required information is analysed. For example, while playing a video game the mind thinks of strategies or techniques to win it.

  • Thus, thinking is organised and goal-directed. It is an internal mental process that is inferred through overt behaviour.

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Q2 :  

What is a concept? Explain the role of concept in the thinking process.


Answer :

A concept is a mental representation of a category and refers to a class of objects, ideas or events that share common properties.

It plays an important role in the thinking process as concept formation helps in organising knowledge so that it can be accessed with less time and effort.

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Q3 :  

Identify obstacles that one may encounter in problem solving.


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How does reasoning help in solving problems?


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Q5 :  

Are judgment and decision-making interrelated processes? Explain.


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Q6 :  

Why is divergent thinking important in creative thinking process?


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Q7 :  

What are the various barriers to creative thinking?


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Q8 :  

Does thinking take place without language? Discuss.


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Q9 :  

How is language acquired in human beings?


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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 167

Q1 :  

How can creative thinking be enhanced?


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