News and Updates

decision making

Announcement Event

NDM 2024 Proposal Extension

The 17th International Naturalistic Decision Making conference proposal deadline for papers, posters, and interactive experiences has been extended!

Announcement Event

Expand Your NDM Library with Key Books

Looking for new books to add to your summer NDM reading list? Don't miss out on a few exciting book deals from two of our own, Gary Klein and Laura Militello!

Insights

The Comedy Mindset

Humor can be an effective tool in changing our reactions in certain situations, allowing us to enjoy and appreciate moments that might otherwise cause us to stew in our own anger and frustration.

Insights

OODA Versus RPD: Reconciling Models of Cognition and Conflict

John Schmitt provides a comprehensive beak down of the overlap and distinct differences between Boyd's OODA model of conflict and Klein's RPD model of cognitive decision making, and describes the contexts in which they are best suited.

Scenario of the Month

Decisions for Patrol Officers

This month, we introduce a type of ShadowBox exercise we call ShadowBox Lite (SBXL), which is an abbreviated scenario with minimal set-up and only one decision point. The idea is to distill the decision down to its essence. Here we offer six SBXLs from law enforcement.

Insights

The Three-E Triangle – Training Tradeoffs

Reza Jalaeian discusses common challenges instructional designers face when creating effective, efficient, and engaging instruction and how the ShadowBox method can aid in attaining all three.