Recognizing Decision Fatigue as a Factor in Decision-Making

Marienthal, Alex
December 2011
Avalanche Review;Dec2011, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p29
Academic Journal
The article discusses the role of decision fatigue in decision-making. It cites "The New York Times" online article titled "Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue?," which presented researched case studies to highlight the psychologically taxing aspects of decision-making. It notes that avalanche professionals and backcountry enthusiasts should consider the difficulty of decision-making due to the attempt of the brain to limit taxation of mental energy and lowering of willpower.


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