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Simon, 1986

According to Herbert Simon in a 1986 report, "There are no more promising or important targets for basic scientific research than understanding how human minds, with and without the help of computers, solve problems and make decisions effectively, and improving our problem-solving and decision-making capabilities."

from Simon, Herbert A. "Decision Making and Problem Solving." Research Briefings 1986: Report of the Research Briefing Panel on Decision Making and Problem Solving. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1986 (

appeared in DSS News, January 20, 2002, Vol. 3, No. 2