The ability to make good decisions and to act quickly and calmly in a difficult situation or an emergency
Ex: When the gunmen came into the bank, she had the presence of mind to press the alarm. Self-control so maintained in an emergency or in an embarrassing situation that one can say or do the right thing
In a simple words, the ability to think clearly and act appropriately, as during a crisis.
Focused alertness, quick-thinking resourcefulness, stability of thought and feeling, or good sense, especially in spite of circumstances which are distracting, stressful, or otherwise challenging.
This refers to a decision that was made or an action taken where the performer had full awareness of the decision and action made. This is in contrast to impulsive decisions that we often make were after doing so we wish we had done something different.
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- Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
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- Think Fast!: Accurate Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Planning in Minutes a Day by Guy A. Hale
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