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Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal
ISSN Print: 2278-1668, Online: 2278-0513
Year: 2023   |   Volume: 12   |   Issue: 1 S   |   Paper ID: CCLS230682

The Relationship between Problem-Solving Ability and cognitive styles Among high school students in Ghorveh city


This research aimed to investigate the relationship between visuospatial problem-solving ability and field-dependent (FD) and field-independent (FI) cognitive styles in high school students of Qorveh City. This is an applied research study in terms of purpose and descriptive correlational in terms of method. The statistical population consisted of all first-grade secondary school students of Qorveh City in the 2014-2015 academic year (n=830 as announced by Qorveh Education Management). The sample size was calculated to be 220 using Cochran's formula. The samples were selected from the statistical population using multistage cluster sampling. This study employed the structural equation modeling (SEM) correlation method. The subjects were asked to complete the Group Embedded Figures Test (GEFT) and Kohs Block Design Test (KBDT). Data were analyzed using SmartPLS. The results indicated a significant direct effect of cognitive styles on students' problem-solving ability.

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