Psychology & Psychiatry

Some antidepressants alter peoples' moral judgement

(PhysOrg.com) -- The most common type of antidepressants, serotonin enhancers, alters peoples’ moral judgement and leads to a reduction in aggressive behaviour, a study published today in the journal Proceedings of the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

An honest face

(PhysOrg.com) -- Wider faced men are less trustworthy and our instincts know it, according to researchers at the University of St Andrews.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Judging couples' chemistry influenced by serotonin

(PhysOrg.com) -- The judgements we make about the intimacy of other couples’ relationships are influenced by the brain chemical serotonin, an Oxford University study has found.

Neuroscience

Brain takes just 200 milliseconds to interpret facial expressions

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Glasgow have discovered that it takes the brain just 200 milliseconds to gather most of the information it needs from a facial expression to determine a person’s emotional ...

Neuroscience

Metacognition: I know (or don't know) that I know

At New York University, Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Steve Fleming is exploring the neural basis of metacognition: how we think about thinking, and how we assess the accuracy of our decisions, judgements and ...

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Judgement

Judgment (or judgement) is the evaluation of evidence in the making of a decision. The term has three distinct uses:

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