The Impact of Time Perception Processes on Decision Making under Time Stress

  • Dan Zakay


The purpose of the present chapter is to introduce a model for explaining the noxious effects of time stress on decision-making optimality. Although the impact of time stress on decision making is well documented, there is no clear explanation for that phenomenon. So far, no specific theoretical model of decision making under time stress has been developed. The model presented here is based on time perception processes, a cognitive domain that is usually neglected in the decision-making literature.


Time Estimation Time Perception Time Stress Target Interval Duration Judgment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dan Zakay
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyTel-Aviv UniversityRamat AvivIsrael

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