Decision making

Scientists identified neural circuits that balance risk vs. reward decision-making

Behind every decision, lies an intricate evaluation process.

Caffeine can adversely affect the decision-making abilities of football players

Caffeine highs and lows footballers should be aware of.

How does the brain encode lottery values?

New study reveals role of frontal and parietal cortex in economic decisions under risk in rats.

Dopamine’s impact on decision speed and precision

Dopamine and decision thresholds in male human reinforcement learning.

Scientists identified 60 unique proteins that may be critical regulators of body weight

The study explored the link between genetic regions linked to body weight and proteins expressed in the brain.

Study uncovers a brain circuit involved in opioid addiction and relapse

Breakthrough in understanding Fentanyl abuse.

The ‘mouse model’ helps us understand how we make decisions

A tool usually available at the tip of our fingers can reveal how you make decisions.

Responsibility distribution between romantic couples shapes financial literacy

Many consumers suffer from low levels of financial literacy, and attempts to increase this dimension of consumer expertise via educational interventions are typically unsuccessful. In...

Decision-making is shaped by individual differences in the functional brain connectome

According to a new study by the University of Illinois, individual differences are associated with variation in specific brain networks. The research suggests that...

Stress can Lead to Risky Decisions

Making decisions is not always easy especially in stressful situations. MIT neuroscientists have now discovered that making decisions in this type of situation leads to high-risk, high-payoff...

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