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In this study subjects were asked about their competence as drivers in relation to a group of drivers. The results showed that a majority of subjects regarded themselves as more skillful and lessExpand
Differentiation and consolidation theory of human decision making: A frame of reference for the study of pre- and post-decision processes
Abstract Differentiation and Consolidation Theory of decision making models human decision making as an active process in which one alternative is gradually differentiated from other availableExpand
Process descriptions of decision making.
Abstract This paper introduces a representation system for the description of decision alternatives and decision rules. Examples of these decision rules, classified according to their metricExpand
Decision Making and the Search for Fundamental Psychological Regularities: What Can Be Learned from a Process Perspective?
This article starts with a description of decision research in the past as a development towards an understanding of decision making as a process in which a decision maker's decision rules andExpand
Time pressure and stress in human judgment and decision making
Decision, Time Pressure, and Stress-Setting the Scene: Theoretical and Empirical Approaches to Behavioral Decision Making and their Relation to Time Constraints (J. Maule, O. Svenson). On theExpand
Driver experience and cognitive workload in different traffic environments.
How do levels of cognitive workload differ between experienced and inexperienced drivers? In this study we explored cognitive workload and driver experience, using a secondary task method, theExpand
The accident evolution and barrier function (AEB) model applied to incident analysis in the processing industries.
  • O. Svenson
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Risk analysis : an official publication of the…
  • 1 September 1991
This study develops a theoretical model for accident evolutions and how they can be arrested. The model describes the interaction between technical and human-organizational systems which may lead toExpand
Decisions among time saving options: when intuition is strong and wrong.
  • O. Svenson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Acta psychologica
  • 1 February 2008
When people judge the time that can be saved by increasing the speed of an activity, they are often victims of a time saving bias. That is, they overestimate the time that can be saved by increasingExpand
Change of preferences under time pressure: choices and judgements
Students made choices between student apartments judged to be equally attractive. When asked to choose the best apartment in each pair of alternatives, choices made by a group under time pressureExpand