- This problems belongs to the Analogical thinking where information in one domain is used to solve a problem in another one
- The problem itself:
- In this problem, a doctor has a patient with a malignant tumour. The patient cannot be operated upon, but the doctor can use a particular type of ray to destroy the tumour. However, the ray will also destroy healthy tissue. At a lower intensity the rays would not damage the healthy tissue but would also not destroy the tumour. What can be done to destroy the tumour?
Duncker's radiation problem