Decoded: Why mistakes slow us down

Decoded: Why mistakes slow us down

It has been long established that humans often slow down after mistakes, a phenomenon called post-error slowing (PES).

Jan 26, 2016, 18:38 PM IST
Does the Internet make you doubt your knowledge?

Does the Internet make you doubt your knowledge?

The increasing dependence on internet makes us less confident leading us to doubt ourselves.

Dec 09, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

Iran must make decisions to advance nuclear talks: Obama, Merkel

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said it was up to Iran to make the final steps needed to bring long-running nuclear talks to a successful conclusion.

Mar 28, 2015, 01:12 AM IST

Learn about brain's decision-making from 'The Imitation Game'

 When taking simple decisions, neurons in the brain apply the same statistical trick used by Alan Turing to help break Germany's Enigma code during World War II, a new study reveals.

Feb 24, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

Growing older doesn't affect financial decision-making skills

Scientists have claimed that cognitive aging has no negative affect financial decision-making skills of people.

Jan 15, 2015, 16:55 PM IST

Are we programmed to take bad decisions

A natural desire to try and replicate what our neighbours or friends are doing could be behind the bad decisions that we end up taking, a new study shows.

Dec 17, 2014, 19:50 PM IST
New website to help you make decisions

New website to help you make decisions

Wondering if it is the right time for you to get married or buy a house? New website may make the decisions easy for you.

Sep 15, 2014, 18:15 PM IST

Internet influencing real estate decisions worth $43bn: Google

As more Indians log online to seek information before entering into property deals, Internet today is estimated to be influencing decisions worth about USD 43 billion, search engine giant Google said.

Jun 18, 2014, 23:01 PM IST

Emma Stone struggles to take her decisions

`The Amazing Spider-Man 2` star Emma Stone believes that people should take their own decision, but she "struggles" when it comes to her.

Apr 19, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

Eye movements may predict how fast people make decisions

A team of researchers have revealed that people who are less patient tend to move their eyes with greater speed.

Jan 22, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

How humans take difficult decisions decoded

Heads or tails? Random fluctuations in the brain determine how we make decisions when faced with two equally appealing options, scientists say.

Dec 09, 2013, 16:11 PM IST

Decisions made in womb linked to infants’ body fatness

Scientists at the University of Southampton have shown that the decision made could have an effect on how fat we are as children.

Aug 23, 2012, 19:23 PM IST

Parl panel on Lokpal overturns two key decisions

Overturning its two key decisions within a day, the Parliamentary panel examining the Lokpal Bill on Thursday favoured exclusion of group C officials.

Dec 01, 2011, 22:15 PM IST

Putin says risked career over crucial decisions

Russian strongman Vladimir Putin
believes that he risked his political career due to crucial
decisions taken by him in the course of eight years of
presidency and the premiership.

Jul 16, 2011, 16:26 PM IST

Make public list of decisions reserved by judges: CIC to HC

The Central Information
Commission has directed the Delhi High Court to make public
list of cases where decision has been reserved by judges for
over two months.

Jun 01, 2011, 22:57 PM IST

Racial biases likely to shape trust decisions

Trust decisions may be influenced more by subconscious racial biases.

Apr 28, 2011, 12:34 PM IST

Administrator of society can`t implement major decisions: HC

Bombay High Court has held that a
person appointed to look after the daily affairs of a
cooperative housing society cannot implement major decisions,
until a regular general body comes into existence and
considers the matter.

Apr 15, 2011, 22:20 PM IST

Crucial decisions on Goa NCP`s future tomorrow: Pacheco

NCP on Tuesday said a decision regarding
the party`s role in the Goa government and its state unit
would be taken in Delhi tomorrow.

Feb 22, 2011, 16:19 PM IST

Munda counts decisions of President`s rule as his own: Cong

The Congress on Wednesday accused Jharkhand CM Arjun Munda of hijacking the decisions, which had been taken when the state was under the President`s rule, and projecting them as its own.

Dec 22, 2010, 23:03 PM IST

‘Pak will have to take “unpopular decisions” for nation’s progress’

Pak PM has said the govt will have to take “difficult and unpopular decisions” to tackle the challenges confronting the nation.

Dec 12, 2010, 15:46 PM IST