Non Linear Behaviour in Learning Processes

Manfredi, Paolo and Manfredi, Vicenzo Rosario Non Linear Behaviour in Learning Processes., 2003 [Preprint]


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This article is mainly based on R. E. Kahn's contribution to the book Non Linear Dynamics in Human Behavior. As stressed by Bronowski, both in art and in science, a person becomes creative by finding "a new unity" that is a link between things which were not thought alike before. Indeed the creative mind is a mind that looks for unexpected likeness finding a more profound unity, a pattern behind chaotic phenomena. In the context of scientific discovery, it can also be argued that creativity is linked to a search in a space of hypotheses and a space of experiments. This "Dual Search" involves the formation of new hypotheses and new experiments which are then linked by a comparison of the prediciton derived from a hypothesis with the results obtained from the experiment. Enclosed: Appendix 1 Chaotic Phenomena, Appendix 2 The Logistic Map Appendix 3 Lorenz Model

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: Non Linear Dynamics in Human Behavior, Learning process, Chaotic Phenomena, creative mind, Chaos Theory in Learning, Lorenz Model
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
G. Industry, profession and education.
Depositing user: Antonella De Robbio
Date deposited: 20 Mar 2003
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 11:57


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