How quickly do we make decisions when collecting information? Poynter EyeTrack studies say fast. When we understand the format, we can move much quicker.
Gladwell describes “thin-slicing” or our ability to gauge what is really important from a very narrow period of experience. Yes, spontaneous decisions are often as good as — or even better than — carefully planned and considered ones.
In an age of information overload, experts often make better decisions with snap judgments than with volumes of analysis.
How much is too much information?