Friday, September 25, 2020
Tags Decision-making/problem solving

Tag: decision-making/problem solving

Why obeying orders can make us do terrible things

War atrocities are sometimes committed by 'normal' people obeying orders. Researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience measured brain activity while participants...

Couldn’t socially distance? Blame your working memory

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Whether you decided to engage in social distancing in the early stages of COVID-19 depended on how much information...

Elite gamers share mental toughness with top athletes, study finds

High performing esports professionals may require the same mental stamina it takes to be a top Olympian, according to latest QUT research.A new study,...

Depression symptoms linked to reduced cognitive control in people with autism

According to a UC Davis study, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and those with typical development show similar...

Two-person-together MRI scans on couples investigates how touching is perceived in...

Researchers at Aalto University and Turku PET Centre have developed a new method for simultaneous imaging brain activity from two people, allowing...

Psychology research: Vaccine skeptics actually think differently than other people

In 2000, the measles virus was declared eliminated from the United States. Despite cases coming in from outside the country, there were few outbreaks...

U of Guelph study finds health professionals need to be cautious...

For health professionals, posting a single negative comment to their Facebook profiles may hinder their credibility with current or potential clients, a new University...

Farmer researchers reap more benefits than just increased crop production

Farmers have been innovators and experimenters for millennia. They developed new types of crops and methods of farming. Agronomic researchers - the...

Early-life challenges affect how children focus, face the day

Adversity early in life tends to affect a child's executive function skills -- their ability to focus, for example, or organize tasks.Experiences such as...

For many, friends and family, not doctors, serve as a gateway...

In a common narrative of the path to opioid misuse, people become addicted to painkillers after a doctor prescribed them pills to treat an...