Archive by category Information overload

These are the first responder situational awareness and decision making issues and opportunities related to information overload. 

Dispatchers Role in Situational Awareness

Dispatchers Role in Situational Awareness

One of the situational awareness best practices discussed during the Fifty Ways to Kill a First Responder program is the role played by the dispatcher during …

Complex Communications

Complex Communications

We have many traits that make us uniquely human. Among them is our ability to engage in complex communications. We can look at black ink squiggled on a piece …

Chatty TSA Agents

Chatty TSA Agents

It is possible that while you are attempting to pay attention to something, you can be drawn off your task by distractions or interruptions to your workload. A …

Episode 141 | Confabulation

Episode 141 | Confabulation

In this episode, we explore how the brain confabulates – or makes up its own reality. In the absence of facts, the brain can start to invent or create its …

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