|Editor-in-Chief:||Zygmunt Pizlo, Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University|
The Journal of Problem Solving (JPS) is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes empirical and theoretical papers on mental mechanisms involved in problem solving. The journal welcomes original and rigorous research in all areas of human problem solving, with special interest in those difficult problems in which human beings outperform artificial systems. JPS encourages submissions from psychology, computer science, mathematics, operations research, and neuroscience.
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Alternative Representations in Algebraic Problem Solving: When are Graphs Better Than Equations?
Marta K. Mielicki and Jennifer Wiley
Does Comparing Informal and Formal Procedures Promote Mathematics Learning? The Benefits of Bridging Depend on Attitudes Toward Mathematics
Shanta Hattikudur, Pooja G. Sidney, and Martha W. Alibali
Situative Creativity: Larger Physical Spaces Facilitate Thinking of Novel Uses for Everyday Objects
Joel Chan and Timothy J. Nokes-Malach
Solving Classical Insight Problems Without Aha! Experience: 9 Dot, 8 Coin, and Matchstick Arithmetic Problems
Amory H. Danek, Jennifer Wiley, and Michael Öllinger
Problem Solving as an Encoding Task: A Special Case of the Generation Effect
Jasmin M. Kizilirmak, Berit Wiegmann, and Alan Richardson-Klavehn