News tagged with judgment
(Medical Xpress)—If you want to get rid of unwanted, negative thoughts, try just ripping them up and tossing them in the trash.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 26, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (13) | 1 |
We rely on our visual system more heavily than previously thought in determining the causality of events. A team of researchers has shown that, in making judgments about causality, we don't always need to use cognitive reasoning. ...
Neuroscience Jan 10, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Social scientists are struggling with a perplexing earth-science question: as the power of evidence showing manmade global warming is rising, why do opinion polls suggest public belief in the findings is wavering? Part of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- People's moral responses to similar situations change as they age, according to a new study at the University of Chicago that combined brain scanning, eye-tracking and behavioral measures ...
Neuroscience May 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Because the brain is so complex, researchers are forced to devise all manner of different types of tests in trying to understand not just how it works, but which parts of it do what. To ...
Neuroscience Nov 16, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 8 |
We've all been warned not to "judge a book by its cover," but inevitably we do it anyway. It's difficult to resist the temptation of assuming that a person's outward appearance reflects something meaningful about his or her ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 15, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 4 |
Judgments we make with a moral underpinning are made more quickly and are more extreme than those same judgments based on practical considerations, a new set of studies finds. However, the findings, which appear in the journal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2012 | 2.7 / 5 (6) | 2 |
The judgments we make about the intimacy of other couples' relationships appear to be influenced by the brain chemical serotonin, reports a new study published in Biological Psychiatry.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 14, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0
"Wash away my troubles, wash away my pain," goes the song. Is there such a thing as soap and water for the psyche? Yes: Metaphor is that powerful, say Spike W.S. Lee and Norbert Schwarz of the University of Michigan in a ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 05, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 1
An English judge ruled on Wednesday that a brain-damaged, minimally conscious woman should not be allowed to die, in a landmark case about the right to life-supporting treatment.
Other Sep 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Physicians who once only grappled with learning the language of medicine must now also cope with a health care world that has turned hospitals into factories and reduced clinical encounters to economic transactions, two Beth ...
Other Oct 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Adults and adolescents often adjust their behaviour and opinions to peer groups, even when they themselves know better. Researchers from the Max Planck Institutes for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Moral responses change as people age says a new study from the University of Chicago.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 03, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Children as young as 3 are likely to say that things made by humans have owners, but that natural objects, such as pine cones and sea shells, are not owned, according to a new study published by the American Psychological ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Inside the brains of jurors: Neuroscientists reveal brain activity associated with mitigating criminal sentences
(Medical Xpress) -- When jurors sentencing convicted criminals are instructed to weigh not only facts but also tricky emotional factors, they rely on parts of the brain associated with sympathy and making ...
Neuroscience Mar 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Judgment (or judgement) is the evaluation of evidence in the making of a decision. The term has three distinct uses:
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