Psychology & Psychiatry

Can we learn to think further ahead?

Chess grandmasters are often held up as the epitome of thinking far ahead. But can others, with a modest amount of practice, learn to think further ahead?


'Second-guessing' is a hard-wired behavior, study suggests

Have you ever made a decision that in hindsight seemed irrational? A new study with mice, which could have implications for people, suggests that some decisions are—to a certain extent—beyond their control. Rather, the ...


Older Australians need to consider home modifications sooner

Most older Australians would prefer to remain in their home for as long as possible, but few consider age-friendly modifications that reduce safety risks and ensure they avoid injuries during their golden years, according ...

Medical research

Exploring the role of AI in the ICU

Clinicians in an intensive care unit need to make complex decisions quickly and precisely, monitoring critically ill or unstable patients around the clock.

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Decision making

Decision making can be regarded as an outcome of mental processes (cognitive process) leading to the selection of a course of action among several alternatives. Every decision making process produces a final choice. The output can be an action or an opinion of choice.

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