Time Pressure and Stress in Human Judgment and Decision Making / Edition 1

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The current volume makes an important contribution to an underexplored field by integrating research into the effects of stress associated with time constraints on individual judgment. Unique and comprehensive, the book reviews knowledge from a variety of disciplines; critically examines the theories, methodologies, and data of time-pressure research; and suggests priorities for future research.
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In 20 contributions, this volume reviews the major approaches developed to consider the effects of time constraints, time pressure, and stress on individual decision making; explores the relevance of a number of theoretical issues and approaches drawn from other areas of psychology and not previously considered in the context of time pressure research; presents examples of contemporary empirical research in the area; critically analyzes relevant methodological issues and considers their implications for the development of future research; and summarizes the current state of understanding of the area and suggests priorities for future research. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306444265
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 11/30/1993
  • Edition description: 1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Theoretical and Empirical Approaches to Behavioral Decision Making and Their Relation to Time Constraints 3
2 Judgment and Decision Making under Time Pressure: Studies and Findings 27
3 On the Psychobiology of Stress and Health 41
4 The Impact of Time Perception Processes on Decision Making Under Time Stress 59
5 Time Pressure and Task Adaptation: Alternative Perspectives on Laboratory Studies 73
6 State, Stress, and Time Pressure 83
7 Adapting to Time Constraints 103
8 Time Pressure in Negotiation and Mediation 117
9 Framing and Time Pressure in Decision Making 133
10 The Effects of Time Pressure on Choices and Judgments of Candidates to a University Program 145
11 On Experimental Instructions and the Inducement of Time Pressure Behavior 157
12 Time Pressure and Payoff Effects on Multidimensional Probabilistic Inference 167
13 Violations of the Speed-Accuracy Tradeoff Relation: Decreases in Decision Accuracy with Increases in Decision Time 181
14 The Effect of Time Pressure in Multiattribute Binary Choice Tasks 195
15 The Interactions Among Time Urgency, Uncertainty, and Time Pressure 217
16 Information Processing in Decision Making Under Time Pressure: The Influence of Action Versus State Orientation 241
17 Time Pressure and Information Integration in Social Judgment: The Effect of Need for Structure 255
18 The Effects of Stress on Pilot Judgment in a MIDIS Simulator 271
19 Environmental Stressor Effects on Creativity and Decision Making 293
20 Assessing Components of Judgment in an Operational Setting: The Effects of Time Pressure on Aviation Weather Forecasting 309
Concluding Remarks 323
Index 331
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