Accession Number:

AD0283384

Title:

HUMAN DATA PROCESSING LIMITS IN DECISION MAKING

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS DIV HANSCOM AFB MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

Four experiments are described in which subjects were required to choose among alternatives on the basis of two, four, six, or eight relevant facts. Both decision quality and decision time were measured. Presenting more than four facts caused a decrease in decision making efficiency.

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Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE