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Cognitive biases in the estimation of project completion time
This dissertation reports the results of two experiments that examined potential explanations for the underestimation of project completion time. Experiment 1 examined whether estimators pay attention to important task ...
Automatic and controlled processes in leadership recognition: Investigating the impact of information load, need for leadership, and time delay
It has been theorized that leadership recognition is the product of an automatic categorization process in which individuals compare a set of observed behaviors to a leadership prototype and then, given a sufficient match, ...
Integrating expected search time and target detection probability in visual search strategies: The undervaluing of search time
In trouble-shooting, subjects choose the order in which they test hypotheses. This choice often involves a trade-off between the time it takes to test a hypothesis and the probability that the hypothesis is correct. In ...
Mental models of physical systems: Examining the relationship between knowing and doing
Although use of the mental model construct has proliferated in recent applied research, the construct lacks an agreed upon method of measurement. Importantly, the validities of the different measurement techniques have not ...