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New test measures risk intelligence -- decision-making in risky situations

Tests exist for evaluating personality, intelligence and memory. However, up to now, it was not easily possible to find out how good someone is at making decisions in risky situations.
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Red brain, blue brain: Republicans and Democrats process risk differently, research finds

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

A team of political scientists and neuroscientists has shown that liberals and conservatives use different parts of the brain when they make risky decisions, and these regions can be used to predict which political party a person pr... Read Post

Personal Experience Tilts Our Risky Decision Making

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

From high-stakes gambling in a casino to deciding whether or not to buy an airplane ticket today or wait for a possible seat sale, our processes for making decisions involving risk show distinct patterns. A new study from the Univer... Read Post

New Prenatal Test For Down Syndrome Less Risky Than Amniocentesis, Scientists Say

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

Pregnant women worried about their babies' genetic health face a tough decision: get prenatal gene testing and risk miscarriage, or skip the tests and miss the chance to learn of genetic defects before birth.... Read Post


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