Perceptual Blocks: Problem-Solving Obstacles
Perceptual blocks are problem solving obstacles that prevent the problem solver from understanding the problem in the correct way or the information need to solve the problem. Here are some of the perpetual blocks that I have read about in my text book. The first one is stereo typing typical people use stereo typing when coming up with solutions to a problem but most of the time a solution can have more than one use and you need to consider all of the possibility that your one solution can be used for.
Limiting your problem unnecessarily can make some problems almost Impossible to solve due to limiting the amount of solutions that you can use to effectively solve the actual problem. Having too much Information can be a very bad thing and you can miss something very Important In the middle of Information that Is not relevant to the problem at hand. Emotional blocks can hinder your ability to think a problem though clearly.
Like not wanting to take risks when problem solving or being scared that the problem could fly out of control or Just looking at a problem negatively. Here I have Higgins common causes of mental blocks. Being narrow indeed, not attacking the real problem, thinking that there is only one right answer, stopping at the first solution, stopping at the solution that almost worked, being distracted by too much information, getting mad because you are stumped, wanting to finish to quickly and being ambiguous when defining a problem.
Goanna has five block busting techniques fist being adjusting your attitude, be willing to take risks, breaking the rules, creative internal climate and creative beliefs. I personally could have a more positive attitude when facing a problem taking more risks in order to succeed along with changing my normal habits and being more creative in my belief system also being a lot more imaginative when thinking about or talking about a problem.
Perceptual Blocks: Problem-Solving Obstacles By opponent use and you need to consider all of the possibility that your one solution can be impossible to solve due to limiting the amount of solutions that you can use to effectively solve the actual problem. Having too much information can be a very bad thing and you can miss something very important in the middle of information that is not relevant to the problem at hand.