News tagged with decision

Is it rational to trust your gut feelings?

Imagine the director of a big company announcing an important decision and justifying it with it being based on a gut feeling. This would be met with disbelief – surely important decisions have to be thought over carefully, ...

May 16, 2018
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Why some people resist authority

Control aversion—the urge to rebel against control over one's decisions—can be explained by connectivity between two regions of the brain as well as behavioral measures of distrust and lack of understanding, according ...

May 14, 2018
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