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2010-09-17 13:00:00

A specific region of the brain appears to be larger in individuals who are good at turning their thoughts inward and reflecting upon their decisions, according to new research published in the journal Science.

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2010-09-14 09:09:28

A new University of Colorado at Boulder study sheds light on the brain mechanisms that allow us to make choices and ultimately could be helpful in improving treatments for the millions of people who suffer from the effects of anxiety disorders.

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2010-09-13 19:15:00

Study suggests that video games could be training tool for quicker reactions.

2010-09-10 09:41:32

A new study finds drunk drivers don't just make bad decisions; they may struggle to make any decisions at all.

2010-08-25 14:56:10

Humans and other animals use this circuitry to make basic decisions about things like food, discounting the involvement of a specific 'moral sense'.

2010-07-01 11:36:00

CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Draftfcb, one of the world's leading marketing communications agencies, announced today further steps to enhance its ability to influence consumer behavior by launching the Draftfcb Institute of Decision Making.

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2010-06-30 12:20:00

Many people believe that getting older means losing a mental edge, leading to poor decision-making.

2010-06-02 15:41:10

Just because your mother has turned 85, you shouldn't assume you'll have to take over her financial matters.

2010-03-25 14:48:44

Decision making within families is an important way for young people to gain independence and responsibility, and adolescence is a time of increasing autonomy.

2010-03-15 15:57:43

The more difficult the decision we face, the more likely we are not to act, according to new research by UCL scientists that examines the neural pathways involved in 'status quo bias' in the human brain.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.