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Moving onwards: an action continuation strategy in finding the way

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dc.contributor.author van Tilburg, Wijnand A.P.
dc.contributor.author Igou, Eric Raymond
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-01T16:38:37Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-01T16:38:37Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5372
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract In four studies, we examined people's strategies when deciding between multiple routes of equivalent length in way-finding tasks. The results reveal the important role of continuing behavior when faced with a choice from multiple viable routes. After affirming the existence of asymmetric preferences for alternatives (Studies 1 and 2), we observed that variations of simple known-environment mazes supported action continuation as prevailing process over alternative strategies such as preference for long initial path segments, paths with a least deviating angle, and a modified hill climbing strategy (Study 3). Moreover, asymmetric preferences disappeared with the absence of initial behavior to inform subsequent decision making (Study 4). Results are discussed within the context of decision making, navigation strategies, and everyday life path finding. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Wiley and Sons en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Behavioral Decision Making;27, (5), pp. 408-418
dc.relation.uri http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bdm.1817/abstract
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdm.1817
dc.rights This is the peer reviewed author version of the following article: Moving onwards: an action continuation strategy in finding the way. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 2014, 27 (5), pp. 408-418 which has been published in final form at http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdm.1817 en_US
dc.subject navigation en_US
dc.subject decision making en_US
dc.subject spatial cognition en_US
dc.title Moving onwards: an action continuation strategy in finding the way en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2016-12-01T16:19:37Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1002/bdm.1817
dc.identifier.doi 10.1002/bdm.1817
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1579635
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal Of Behavioral Decision Making
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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