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Polytely (from Greek roots poly- and -tel- meaning "many goals") can be described as complex problem-solving situations characterized by the presence of multiple simultaneous goals.

Modern societies face an increasing incidence of various complex problems. In other words, the defining characteristics of our complex problems are a large number of variables (complexity) that interact in a nonlinear fashion (connectivity), changing over time (dynamic and time-dependent), and to achieve multiple goals (polytely).

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  • Decision Making for Complex Socio-technical Systems
  • Dynamic systems as tools for analysing human judgement
  • Complex problem solving as a mediator between basic cognition and real-world functioning
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  • A study of how individuals solve complex and ill-structured problems
  • The role of emotions in complex problem-solving
  • Problem solving: its origin
  • Complex Problem Solving
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