A decision is the selection between possible actions. A choice is the selection between two or more objects.
The term decision may refer to:
- Decision making
- Decision support system
- Decision theory
- Decision tree
- Law and politics
- European Union decision
- Judgment (law), as the outcome of a legal case
- Landmark decision, the outcome of a case that sets a legal precedent
- Per curiam decision, by a court with multiple judges
- Sports, Arts, and Entertainment
- Decision, a song by Busta Rhymes from the album Back on My B.S.
- Decision (baseball), a statistical credit earned by a baseball pitcher
- Decisions (professional wrestling), a means by which a wrestler scores a point against his opponent
- The Decision (play), by the 20th-century German dramatist Bertolt Brecht
- The Decision (TV special), in which NBA player LeBron James announced that he would switch teams
- The Decision (Animorphs), a book in the Animorphs series
- "The Decision" (song), by English indie rock band Young Knives
- Decisions (album), a 1984 album by the George Adams–Don Pullen Quartet
Other articles related to "decision":
... is an interdisciplinary field that seeks to explain human decision making, the ability to process multiple alternatives and to choose an optimal course of action ... As research into decision-making behavior becomes increasingly computational, it has also incorporated new approaches from theoretical biology, computer science, and mathematics ... Neuroeconomics studies decision making, by using a combination of tools from these fields so as to avoid the shortcomings that arise from a single perspective approach ...
... In a decision written by Justice Abe Fortas, the Court held, Justice Hugo Black issued a separate opinion to overturn the Arkansas law, finding the law unconstitutionally "vague" rather than an ... agreeing with the majority to reverse the State Appeal Court decision, his opinion details his dissent from the majority over the First Amendment issue ...
... The field of decision making is largely concerned with the processes by which individuals make a single choice from among many options ... proceed in a logical manner such that the decision itself is largely independent of context ... While there has been support for this economic view of decision making, there are also situations where the assumptions of optimal decision making seem to be violated ...
... Interestingly, gaze bias ceases following a decision, suggesting that gaze bias is the cause of preference and not its effect ... presence, it is argued that gaze orientation supports decision-making mechanisms in inducing a preferential bias ...
... Ferguson (1896), is a landmark United States Supreme Court decision in the jurisprudence of the United States, upholding the constitutionality of state laws requiring racial segregation in public facilities ... law until its repudiation in the 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown v ...
Famous quotes containing the word decision:
“Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.”
—Victor Hugo (18021885)
“Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.”
—Philip K. Dick (19281982)
“You can hesitate before deciding, but not once the decision is made.”
—José Bergamín (18951983)