Monthly Archives: April 2013

Bad decisions arise from faulty information, not faulty brain circuits

Our brains may be better at decision making than we once thought possible. In fact, it may be more likely that we make mistakes in judgement due to faulty data rather than through a fault in our brain’s decision-making processes. … Continue reading

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Despite what you may think, your brain is a mathematical genius

Shifting mental gears from work to vacation is not as simple as we may think. Researchers at Salk Institute for Biological Studies find that our brains continuously and automatically adapt its computing resources as our environment changes to best engage in problem-solving … Continue reading

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