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Bias in decision-making leads to poor choices and may be linked to depression

When faced with making a complicated decision, our automatic instinct to avoid misfortune can result in missing out on rewards, and could even contribute to depression, according to new research. read more
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ADHD children make poor decisions due to less differentiated learning processes

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (yesterday)

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common psychiatric disorders among school children. Pupils with ADHD often make poorer decisions than their unaffected classmates. Researchers have now discovered th... Read Post

Growing up poor affects adults' sense of control, impulsiveness when faced with economic uncertainty

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 days ago)

WASHINGTON - Growing up poor can influence people's sense of control and in turn may lead them to more impulsive decision-making and quickly give up on challenging tasks in uncertain situations, according to new research published b... Read Post

Depression And Bad Choices Linked To Bias In Decision-Making

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

A study, conducted by researchers at University College London, reveals that making a difficult decision can result in poor decisions and could be associated with depression. The study is published in the journal PLoS Computational ... Read Post

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