insight learning

insight learning
insight learning noun
Direct learning without the process of trial and error
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Main Entry:insight

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insight learning,
Psychology. behavioral change involving the apparent sudden awareness of the solution to a problem, as distinguished from arrival at the solution by trial and error.

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