The Journal of Problem Solving (JPS)

The Journal of Problem Solving (JPS)
Semi-Annually, Online Only

Aims and Scope

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 solving difficult problems (e.g., problems in which human beings outperform artificial systems). Examples of topics include (but are not limited to) optimization and combinatorial problems, mathematics and physics problems, theorem proving, games and puzzles, knowledge discovery problems, insight problems and problems arising in applied settings.

Additional Information

The Journal of Problem Solving is published by Purdue University Press.