decision making

People under stress tend to make risky decisions

People under stress tend to make risky decisions

A study has found that people going through stressful circumstances usually make risky and abnormal decisions under chronic stress.

Nov 17, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

New research identifies role of mood in making decisions

In their study, Gross and his fellow researchers used a smartphone app to randomly survey the activities and moods of more than 60,000 people over an average of 27 days, and found that mood plays a strong role in how people decide to spend their time each day.

Aug 29, 2016, 11:21 AM IST
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.

May 11, 2016, 11:00 AM IST

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?

Aug 21, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

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.

Aug 02, 2015, 18:06 PM IST
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.

Jun 19, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

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.

Apr 06, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

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.

Mar 30, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

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.

Mar 19, 2015, 12:56 PM IST

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.

Mar 08, 2015, 18:33 PM IST
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.

Mar 01, 2015, 22:09 PM IST

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.

Dec 06, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

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.

Sep 26, 2014, 15:07 PM IST
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.

Sep 19, 2014, 12:17 PM IST
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.

Sep 08, 2014, 13:23 PM IST

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.

Dec 24, 2013, 21:13 PM IST

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.

Jun 08, 2013, 12:35 PM IST

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.

Mar 25, 2013, 14:36 PM IST

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.

Aug 02, 2011, 10:43 AM IST

`Brain wiring key to decision making`

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

Aug 25, 2010, 18:45 PM IST