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Front-most part of the cortex involved in making short-term predictions about what will happen next
In a study with implications for businesspeople in a global economy, researchers at the University of Chicago have found that people make more rational decisions when they think through a problem in a non-native tongue.
When faced with making a complicated decision, our automatic instinct to avoid misfortune can result in missing out on rewards, and could even contribute to depression.
Life shrouds most choices in mystery.
Whether it's investing in stocks, bungee jumping or public speaking, why do we often plan to take risks but then "chicken out" when the moment of truth arrives?
You're in search of a new coffee maker, and the simple quest becomes, well, an ordeal.
We rely on our doctors to make appropriate decisions for our treatment, but this process can be subject to a variety of potentially conflicting influences.
How does awareness influence information processing during decision making in the human brain?
- The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.