Heuristics or mental shortcuts often lead to bad decision-making, psycologists suggests.
A Mayo Clinic study found that mild cognitive decline can increase people's risk of death by up to 80 percent.
Turning off the lights may enhance decision-making skills, according to a new study.
Eye movements may predict how people make certain decisions, according to a new study.
One of the smallest part of the brain, called lateral habenula, plays an important role in decision making, scientists claim.
Not getting enough sleep may lead to risky behavior in young adults, according to researchers.
Researchers found that as people age, they were more likely to avoid risks when it came to decision making.
Most of us prefer the carrot to the stick, but unfortunately, a new study has once again confirmed that punishment can work just as well as reward for improving performance.
Human beings have an innate drive for fair play, a research has found. According to the research, when perceived as unfair, people would reject offers irrespective of the level of their desperation. They would prefer not having something, rather than accepting an unfair deal. The people would reject an offer of water, even if they are severely thirsty, if they perceive the offer to be unfair, the study said. The findings imply how humans make decisions.