? asked in Education & ReferenceHomework Help · 1 decade ago

What is a good hands on example of functional fixedness?

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  • Matt
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    1 decade ago
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    There is a nail sticking out from a board.

    You have a brick nearby.

    You could use the brick to hammer in the nail, but due to functional fixedness, you do not realize the brick can be used for this purpose.

    Instead, you run around searching for a hammer.

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  • 4 years ago

    Sorry. You have to have at least 1 answer so i'm gonna say I don't know. Sorry about your problem

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