Time Pressure and Task Adaptation

Alternative Perspectives on Laboratory Studies
  • Donald MacGregor


Given the tremendous importance of time as an organizing principle for behavior, it is surprising how little attention it has been given as a factor in decision making and choice. Indeed, by definition, to decide means to arrive at a conclusion or make up one’s mind. Thus, decision making is rooted in the concept of time, and time is one of the primary resources that decision making and choice draw upon.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald MacGregor
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  1. 1.Decision ResearchEugeneUSA

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