Jing Shao


I studied Psychology in East China Normal University at Shanghai, and then I have a Master’s degree in cognitive process at Paris 5 University, and a PhD in Psychology of cognitive process at Paris 8 University.


I’m an associate professor in Psychology at Upper Alsace University in Colmar.

Area of interest

I’m interested in problem solving development in children, and comparison of process and abilities of reasoning across culture and language


  • NGUYEN-XUAN A. & SHAO J. (1992). Inference  rules in weight seriation with an insensitive balance, Communication to « Fifth Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology”, Paris, 12-16 September 1992.
  • SHAO J. & NGUYEN-XUAN A. (1994). Inférence et résolution de problèmes: la seriation des poids avec une balance insensible. Archive de Psychologie, 62, 107-136.
  • NGUYEN-XUAN A. & SHAO J. (1995). Inférences et statégies de resolution de problèmes, Psychologicheski  Journal.