Effects of priming variability on adults learning about metamorphosis

We manipulated perceptions of variability by priming students before a lesson and by highlighting variability in the diagrams used during the lesson. Priming led to more endorsement of metamorphosis, but only among those with high prior knowledge.

How do people evaluate problem-solving strategies? Efficiency and intuitiveness matter

We find that individuals evaluate strategies mainly on two dimensions: Intuitiveness and Efficiency.