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'Mr. Okay'
2015-02-06 08:57:19

Evolutionary researchers have determined that settling for "Mr. Okay" is a better evolutionary strategy than waiting for "Mr. Perfect."

gamblers are greedy
2014-08-29 03:00:32

Gamblers show the same tendencies as pigeons when they make risky decisions, new research has shown.

2013-10-01 10:09:54

When faced with uncertain situations, people are less able to make decisions as they age.

2013-04-18 10:07:43

Teenagers are risk-takers — they’re more likely than children or adults to experiment with illicit substances, have unprotected sex, and drive recklessly.

2010-02-08 15:53:57

Two patients with rare lesions to the brain have provided direct of evidence of how we make decisions – and what makes us dislike the thought of losing money.

2009-08-24 14:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle of the sexes rages on, this time from the trading floor.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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