Wildland firefighting represents a high risk occupation, and exposes those who engage in it to a significant amount of danger and uncertainty. Decision making and cognitive function take on added importance as firefighters attempt to manage these risks. Canadian researcher Dr. Michael Williams-Bell from Durham College joins the podcast, along with Drs. Chuck Dumke and Charlie Palmer from the University of Montana, to discuss recent research they have completed in cognitive function, and what these findings mean for wildland firefighters.
Length of Episode
27 minutes, 40 seconds
Digital File Format
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Palmer, Charles; Dumke, Charles; and Williams-Bell, Michael, "Season 2, Episode 03: Decision Making & Cognitive Function" (2018). On the Line Podcasts. 13.