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Latest Decision making Stories

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?

Why Haste Makes Waste
2012-11-08 06:47:09

New research has found that the brain actually switches into a special mode when pushed to make rapid decisions.

2012-10-04 10:39:39

When making decisions about the value of an assortment of different objects, people approximate an average overall value, which though frequently useful can lead to apparently irrational decision-making.

2012-08-23 11:01:49

Managers and non-managers show distinctly different brain activation patterns when making decisions.

2012-08-15 01:08:23

People who give positive encouragement and constructive criticism could be wasting their breath according to the latest research from a psychology expert at Queen Mary, University of London.

2012-06-30 23:02:18

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2012-06-21 02:20:22

Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) in Japan have uncovered two brain signals in the human prefrontal cortex involved in how humans predict the decisions of other people.

Decision Making In The Brain
2012-06-20 08:57:24

Front-most part of the cortex involved in making short-term predictions about what will happen next


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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