OPERATIVE KNOWLEDGE

insights learned in the act of performing functions, considered to be more fundamental and more predictive of later intellectual behaviors than figurative knowledge.

OPERATIVE KNOWLEDGE: "Operative knowledge is the most common form of acquired learning for most people."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "OPERATIVE KNOWLEDGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/operative-knowledge/ (accessed November 19, 2017).
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