Decision making and the Science of Experience

“Experts tend to be good at their particular talent, but when something unpredictable happens — something that changes the rules of the game they usually play — they’re little better than the rest of us.”

The Business Week article describes how  a  simulator that is used during medical training to replicate the conditions and pressures during an emergency diagnosis of a patient in A & E can highlight that an experienced medical practitioner does not necessarily mean that they make the right decisions under pressure.

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