The lessons learned in a kind environment are useful for accurate application (predictions, choices, inferences, etc). Also see Wicked environment.
Inference involves two settings: In the first, information is acquired (learning); in the second, it is applied (predictions or choices). Kind learning environments involve close matches between the informational elements in the two settings and are a necessary condition for accurate inferences.
(Hogarth, Lejarraga, and Soyer 2015)
- Daniel Kahneman, Gary Klein | Conditions for Intuitive Expertise: A Failure to Disagree
- Wicked environment
- Robin M. Hogarth and Tomás Lejarraga and Emre Soyer | The Two Settings of Kind and Wicked Learning Environments
- Gary Klein and Holly C. Baxter | Cognitive Transformation Theory: Contrasting Cognitive and Behavioral Learning