This chapter focuses on the problem of psychological mechanisms of solving problematic situations with a high degree of uncertainty. We wanted to emphasize the value of this subject area, which is linked to the significant achievements in the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Due to the latter, people are actually forced to revise their identity and search for something which only human being is capable of, in comparison to a robot. This chapter describes in detail the dialectical mental actions. Dialectical thinking, being creative (not algorithm-driven), is an indisputable advantage for humanity. It allows the development of innovative economics, education, arts, humanitarian practices, and the application of new solutions. Intellectual mechanisms will be thoroughly illustrated with examples from the engineering area, painting, and literature. Moreover, this chapter describes the author’s custom toolkit for the diagnostics of intellectual mechanisms required for solving problematic situations with a high degree of uncertainty. This toolkit can be used for such tasks as the diagnostics of different transformation strategies by adolescents and adults, as well as in the context of research of various aspects of creative thinking when selecting a member of project and development teams in any professional area.
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Intellectual mechanisms of solving problematic situations with a high degree of uncertainty.
In the dazzling world of artificial intelligence, humanity relies on rigid algorithms; however, dilemmas are ubiquitous. And when robots fail to solve the problem, a human should take the leap of faith and make a novel yet less logical decision with the hope of improvement.
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- Dialectical mental actions
- Problematic situation
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Belolutskaya, A.K. (2023). Intellectual Mechanisms of Solving of Problematic Situations with a High Degree of Uncertainty. In: Rezaei, N. (eds) Brain, Decision Making and Mental Health. Integrated Science, vol 12. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-15959-6_30
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