Accession Number:

ADA199907

Title:

Judgement and Decision Making in Dynamic Tasks

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.

Corporate Author:

COLORADO UNIV AT BOULDER CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON JUDGMENT AND POLICY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

This research note presents a theory of task conditions on the grounds that such a theory is a prerequisite for studying dynamic decision making. The principal features of the theory are a a task-cognition inducement principle, b a distinction drawn between surface and depth characteristics of tasks, and c a task continuum index. Also presented is a theory of cognition in dynamic tasks, the main features of which are a cognitive continuum index set in parallel with the continuum index, and a description of the role of pattern seeking and functional-relation seeking in dynamic tasks. The practical consequences for both designers and operators are indicated.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE