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The Characteristics of Imagery Thinking in the Processes of Science-Gifted Students' Generating Analogy

과학영재의 비유 만들기 과정에서 나타난 심상적 사고의 특성

  • Received : 2011.06.27
  • Accepted : 2011.08.02
  • Published : 2011.10.20

Abstract

In this study, we analyzed the characteristics of imagery thinking in the processes of generating analogy of seventh grade science-gifted students in terms of the information-processing of imagery. The analyses of the results revealed that science-gifted students' information-processing of imagery in the processes of generating analogy consisted of image generation, image operation, and image representation. The types of imagery used by science-gifted students were classified into perception imagery, memory imagery, and imagination imagery, and there were some differences in the patterns of information-processing of imagery. In the bases of these results, we suggested the information-processing model of imagery by the types of imagery used in generating analogy. The results of this study may provide useful implication to develop effective methods for a strategy of generating analogy emphasizing the interaction between analogy thinking and imagery thinking which promotes imagery thinking of science-gifted students.

Keywords

Generating analogy;Imagery thinking;Information-processing of imagery;Science-gifted student

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단