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2012-04-25 11:51:24

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.

2012-03-09 10:44:42

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.

2012-02-09 00:52:52

Life shrouds most choices in mystery.

2012-01-17 16:50:53

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?

2011-12-15 16:36:59

You're in search of a new coffee maker, and the simple quest becomes, well, an ordeal.

2011-11-24 11:37:31

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.

2011-11-23 11:31:47

How does awareness influence information processing during decision making in the human brain?


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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