Psychology & Psychiatry

How uncertainty can impair our ability to make rational decisions

We make decisions every day, many of which are so straightforward that we hardly notice we are making them. But we tend to struggle when faced with decisions that have uncertain outcomes, such as during the pandemic. Cognitive ...

Genetics

Scientists may need to rethink how genomics impacts risk for OCD

Both rare and commonly observed differences in the DNA letters strung along a person's chromosomes can explain about a third of the risk for being diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), according to a new study ...

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