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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.

2011-08-31 12:41:15

How the brain controls impulsive behavior may be significantly different than psychologists have thought for the last 40 years.

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2007-04-18 14:08:27

In the children’s game "red light green light," winners are able to stop, and take off running again, more quickly than their comrades. New research reveals that a similar race goes on in our brains, with impulse control being the big winner.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.