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Latest Decision making Stories

2013-07-09 16:33:52

U.S. intelligence agents – like the embattled Edward Snowden – are more prone to irrational inconsistencies in decision making when compared to college students and post-college adults.

2013-05-28 15:30:23

In a research letter, Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., S.M., from Yale University School of Medicine and colleagues, "sought to investigate preferences for participation in the decision-making process among individuals hospitalized with an acute myocardial infarction ([AMI] or heart attack)."

How Unconscious Processing Improves Decision-making Shown By Brain Imaging Research
2013-02-13 10:30:00

When faced with a difficult decision, it is often suggested to "sleep on it" or take a break from thinking about the decision in order to gain clarity.

2013-01-23 11:17:03

Constraining choice isn’t necessarily a good thing when it comes to managers’ problem-solving.

2012-12-17 11:16:47

Turns out the trope is true: You should trust your gut — as long as you’re an expert.

Confidence Starts In The Brain
2012-12-10 05:31:59

If it seems as though some people are more confident in the decisions that they make than others, it's because of differences in how their brains are wired, a team of UK researchers have discovered.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.