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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.

Instinct Often Makes For Good Decisions
2012-11-09 07:50:25

There has always been an interest on the part of scientists to get to the root cause of how we make our decisions. How did someone choose left instead of right? Why did they pick A and not B?


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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