Unexpected uncertainty is a motivator for change that prompts us to change our decisions and behaviors, even when changing the decision does not provide a better outcome.
When feeling stressed people are more likely to jump to more undesirable conclusions based on little evidence, a new study concludes.
A new study reveals how anxiety affects the decision-making process in the brain, resulting in selecting more pessimistic choices.
Preterm birth was associated with a profound reduction in connectivity between multiple brain regions and with the reconfiguration of the organization of functional brain networks.
Study reveals how decisions based on visual information, which involves a complex stream of data flowing forwards and backward along the visual pathways, are broadcast widely to neurons in the visual system, including those not involved in the decision…
Rudeness in the workplace boosts negative emotions, narrowing workers’ perceptions and incurring biases in judgment.
Offering a range of rewards for people to choose from helps to boost creativity, especially within the workforce, a new study reports.
People who trust their gut instinct with simple decision-making strategies make equally as good, but faster, decisions as those who rely on data methods alone.
From reflective journaling to creative prose, writing can help boost self-esteem, deepen a sense of self-control, and improve self-awareness. Writing can also help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression.
Study reveals specific neurons in the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex and anterior cingulate cortex that become active when people are faced with the decision to learn or hide from information about an adverse event the person is not able to prevent.