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Durham University

School of Education

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Publication details for Prof Jens Beckmann

Beckmann, J.F. (2019). Heigh-Ho: CPS and the seven questions – Some thoughts on contemporary complex problem solving research. Journal of Dynamic Decision Making 5: 12.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

Research on complex problem solving (CPS) has reached a stage where certain standards have been achieved, whereas the future development is quite ambiguous. In this situation, the editors of the Journal of Dynamic Decision Making asked a number of representative authors to share their point of view with respect to seven questions about the relevance of (complex) problem solving as a research area, about the contribution of laboratory-based CPS research to solving real life problems, about the roles of knowledge, strategies, and intuition in CPS, and about the existence of expertise in CPS.