COGNITIVE PROCESSES IN DECISION MAKING UNDER UNCERTAINTY AND TIME STRESS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$62,000.00
Award Year:
1988
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
1962
Agency Tracking Number:
1962
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
7700 Leesburg Pike - Ste 421, Falls Church, VA, 22043
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
James O Chinnis Jr
(703) 790-0510
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
GREATER UNDERSTANDING IS NEEDED TO COGNITIVE PROCESSES WHICH ARE MOST AFFECTED BY UNCERTAINTY AND TIME STRESS. WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP A FRAMEWORK OF COGNITIVE STRUCTURES AND PROCESSES RELATED TO DECISION MAKING UNDER UNCERTAINTY AND TIME STRESS, SELECT AN APPROPRIATE ARMY TESTBED, AND CONDUCT A SERIES OF SMALL EXPERIMENTS. IN OUR EXPERIMENTAL PLAN, WE DISTINGUISH AMONG DIFFERENT FORMS OF UNCERTAINTY AND THEIR RELATIONS TO MODELS OF COGNITIVE STRUCTURES AND PROCESSES, AND TO ESTABLISHED COGNITIVE SHORTCOMINGS AND BIASES.

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