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Thinking/Language/Cognition–Functional Fixedness–MacGyver

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!

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I really miss this show!  In this clip, Phoebe is trying to help Joey practice his lines in French.  Of course, Joey is completely incapable of completing a phrase.  This could be a fun clip to use in your language … Continue reading

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