THE PHENOMENON OF INSIGHT IN PERSPECTIVE ON THE NATURE OF THINKING
P.G. Demidov Yaroslavl State University
This paper reviews the history and phenomenology of insight in the context of various theoretical ideas about its nature. The problem of evidence of insight in animals and human is considered. This paper discusses the heterogeneity and diversity of insight processes, the question of the existence of a single insight process is raised.
Keywords: insight, thinking, problem solving, illumination, aha-reaction, problem.