Why you should never make decisions when hungry!

Why you should never make decisions when hungry!

The hormone ghrelin, produced in the stomach when hungry, has a negative effect on both decision making and impulse control.

Why some people are poor at making decisions

Do you find it difficult to decide what to order for dinner every time you are in a restaurant?

Here's at what age we learn to rationalize

 A new research has revealed the age when hard work adds a shine to lousy prizes.

Baboons vote while taking travel decisions: Study

Baboons vote while taking travel decisions: Study

Olive baboon troops decide where to move democratically, despite their hierarchical social order, a new study has found.

Govt looking at amending Prevention of Corruption Act: Jaitley

Stressing on the need to differentiate between "errors and corruption" in bureaucratic decision making, Finance Minister Arun Jatiley on Monday said the government is considering amending the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Child poverty impacts brain development: Study

Children of richer, better- educated parents have bigger brains and more cognitive skills than their less-fortunate peers, but social help and teaching can help to overcome the differences, a study published today said.

Bats are fast decision makers

 Bats are capable of making ultra-fast decisions about how to attack their prey - or maybe even call off the attack and it takes only milliseconds, finds a new research.

Brain part that drives decision-making identified

 A new study has provided a deeper insight how brain is involved in the process of crucial decision making.

English FA chairman Greg Dyke keen to trial video technology

English FA chairman Greg Dyke keen to trial video technology

Football Association (FA) chairman Greg Dyke said he would be keen to pilot the use of video technology in British football to aid referee`s decision making.

Now, system to allow computers, human collaboration for better decision-making

 MIT researchers have recently developed a new computer that encompasses different abilities of processing information so that technology and humans can make better use of each other.

Brain acts randomly when 'caught in a spot'

A new research has demonstrated that brain performs random actions when it temporarily disconnects the information about past experience from decision-making circuits.

People with larger pupil size bad decision makers

People with larger pupil size bad decision makers

People with larger pupil size tend to be inconsistent in their decisions, says a study.

How brain processes color and motion revealed

How brain processes color and motion revealed

A new study has explored a brain region that helps processing colors and motion and how it retains an extraordinary ability to focus on important and relevant items.

Yashwant Sinha describes UPA-2 rule as dark period of decision making

Describing the 5-year rule of UPA-2 as a "dark period", BJP leader Yashwant Sinha has said "lack of honesty and integrity" has prevented government from taking decisions.

Magpies take decisions faster when they are looked at directly

Researchers at the Seoul National University have found that wild birds appear to "think faster" when humans, and possibly predators in general, are directly looking at them.

Parkinsons` drug helps improve decision making in older people

A drug widely used to treat Parkinson`s Disease can help reverse age-related impairments in decision making in some older people, a new study led by an Indian researcher has found.

Exercising is a matter of choice

We all make numerous decisions everyday. Sometimes we make choices on our own, and at other times, the choice is made for us. Exercising control (by making choices) is adaptive.

`Brain wiring key to decision making`

Unable to make quick decisions
when they are actually needed? Then blame your brain.

`Brain wiring key to decision making`

Unable to make quick decisions
when they are actually needed? Then blame your brain.

Crayfish provide clues to mystique of decision-making

Psychologists have found that crayfish make surprisingly complex, cost-benefit calculations -- thus making an excellent, practical model for identifying the specific neural circuitry and neuro-chemistry of human decision-making.