Category Archives: cognition
Prototypes and priming abound (maybe a little overconfidence effect)!!! The last person I would want to play Pictionary with is Sheldon Cooper!
For MacGyver, functional fixedness does not exist. In this clip from the pilot episode, he de-fuses a bomb using a paperclip. Many other episodes of this show would have awesome examples, too!
Here’s a clip from one of my favorite shows, The Big Bang Theory, where Sheldon (of course) explains his “friendship algorithm.” It’s a fun clip to use when teaching problem solving.