time pressure


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time pressure

The psychological stress that results from having to get things done in less time than is needed or desired.
Synonym: time crunch; time squeeze
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The findings, which are published in "Stressors in Youth Batting Performance," co-authored by Sclafani and Driskell, identify five key stressors that affect batting performance: performance pressure, competition demands, time pressure, task load, and noise.
Time pressure might be another factor to consider when investigating the effectiveness and efficiency of decision-making with interactive 3D displays.
Some of the participants were under time pressure, and were instructed to report their answer within 20 seconds.
It was clear Anand wanted to attempt a win or at least inflict some psychological blow on Gelfand, who was under time pressure.
The interest in research into the effects of time pressure in translation can be traced back to the introduction of the cognitive paradigm in Translation Studies (Shreve & Diamond, 1997; Alvstad et al.
Previous research suggests that individuals cope with time pressure by attempting to work faster or avoid risks (Wright 1974; Svenson and Edland 1987; Payne, Bettman and Luce 1996).
Does this type of intense time pressure usually bring out the best ideas in a work group, or is it instead the rare, perfect-for-Hollywood exception?
And these initial requests were done under great time pressure, and under pressure to scale back the amounts asked for.
Work environment stressors, such as role conflict and time pressure, are characteristics of the work that may adversely affect an individual (cause human strains).
Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses revealed five correlated sources of stress factors (Performance Concerns, Fear of Physical Harm, Lack of Recognition, Time Pressure, and Interpersonal Conflict) accounting for 50% of the variance.
Hwang and Windsor (1990) also concluded that the effectiveness of presentation format depends on situational factors such as task complexity and time pressure.