Accession Number:

AD0678603

Title:

UNCERTAINTY, INFORMATION SEARCH AND DECISION MAKING.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

DARTMOUTH COLL HANOVER N H DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-11-26

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The research has examined several independent and dependent variables. The dependent variables selected for attention were the amount of information acquisition and information processing. The independent variables focused upon were the cost of information, time pressure, level of aspiration, degree of initial uncertainty, rate of uncertainty reduction, and schedules of reinforcement. In, addition, the prominence of individual differences in information acquisition stimulated some of search behavior. Twelve papers have been published in scientific journals on this research. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE