Glossary / Lexicon
Problem solving is an effort to overcome obstacles obstructing the path to a solution. Problem solving are the cognitive process or processes which is used in transforming starting information into a goal state, using specified means of solution. Problem solving, moreover, is the process in which someone has a specific goal in mind that cannot be attained immediately because of the presence of one or more obstacles. It involves a goal, obstacles to that goal, strategies for overcoming the obstacles, and an evaluation of the results.