Psychology & Psychiatry

Exploring the science of decision-making

In a world that offers a seemingly unending number of options and opportunities, people may rely on the overall complexity of alternative options to help them make choices in uncertain environments, according to researchers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Diagnostic uncertainty in children with fever impacts NHS resources

The management of febrile illness (fever) in children has a substantial impact on National Health Services resources, predominantly due to diagnostic uncertainty resulting from a lack of accurate tests to distinguish between ...

Health

EHR review can measure diagnostic uncertainty

(HealthDay)—Retrospective review of clinician documentation in the electronic health record (EHR) can help identify diagnostic uncertainty with moderate reliability, according to a study published in the June issue of the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Uncertainty in a date dampens interest in a mate

According to a new study, those who feel greater certainty that a prospective romantic partner reciprocates their interest will put more effort into seeing that person again, while rating the possible date as more sexually ...

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