Accession Number:

AD0758707

Title:

Relevance and Load: Effects on Simple and Complex Decision Making.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

PURDUE UNIV LAFAYETTE IND

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

Divergent predictions based on information load from environmental complexity theory and information relevance for four measures of decision making in complex environments were examined. Subjects participated as two-man teams in a complex decision making task the TNG experimental simulation. Groups were exposed to one of three information load levels for four consecutive one-half hour playing periods. Information relevance was varied in random sequence, so that during one of the playing periods subjects received 20 relevant information, during another 40, during another 60 and during another 80 relevant information. The remaining information was irrelevant. Author Modified Abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE