Naturalistic Decision Making

  title={Naturalistic Decision Making},
  author={Gary Klein},
  journal={Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomic Society},
  pages={456 - 460}
  • G. Klein
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine, Psychology, Computer Science
  • Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomic Society
Objective: This article describes the origins and contributions of the naturalistic decision making (NDM) research approach. Background: NDM research emerged in the 1980s to study how people make decisions in real-world settings. Method: The findings and methods used by NDM researchers are presented along with their implications. Results: The NDM framework emphasizes the role of experience in enabling people to rapidly categorize situations to make effective decisions. Conclusion: The NDM focus… Expand
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