Using the information you have just read, try to solve the two string problem (adapted from Maier, 1931, as cited in Anderson, 2015):
The two strings, hanging from the ceiling, are to be tied together. However, they are so far apart that you cannot grasp both at once, nor can they be removed from ceiling. Using only the resources you see in the room, solve the problem. Post your solution in the comments below.
About the author:
Cathy Stevens is an Education Officer currently posted to Education Wing – South Queensland. She holds a Bachelor of Education in Primary Teaching and is currently completing a Masters of Education (Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice).