Intuition : a fundamental bridging construct in the behavioural sciences
Hodgkinson, Gerard P., Langan-Fox, Janice and Sadler-Smith, Eugene. (2008) Intuition : a fundamental bridging construct in the behavioural sciences. British Journal of Psychology, Vol.99 (No.1). pp. 1-27. ISSN 0007-1269Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1348/000712607X216666
The concept of intuition has, until recently, received scant scholarly attention within and beyond the psychological sciences, despite its potential to unify a number of lines of inquiry. Presently, the literature on intuition is conceptually underdeveloped and dispersed across a range of domains of application, from education, to management, to health. In this article, we clarify and distinguish intuition from related constructs, such as insight, and review a number of theoretical models that attempt to unify cognition and affect. Intuition's place within a broader conceptual framework that distinguishes between two fundamental types of human information processing is explored. We examine recent evidence from the field of social cognitive neuroscience that identifies the potential neural correlates of these separate systems and conclude by identifying a number of theoretical and methodological challenges associated with the valid and reliable assessment of intuition as a basis for future research in this burgeoning field of inquiry.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School > Behavioural Science
Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School > Marketing & Strategic Management
Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School
|Journal or Publication Title:||British Journal of Psychology|
|Publisher:||The British Psychological Society|
|Official Date:||February 2008|
|Page Range:||pp. 1-27|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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