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Men and Women Gauge Risk Differently When Making Decisions

Men and Women Gauge Risk Differently When Making Decisions

Will you choose small gains right now or bigger rewards later? Maybe most people get into the dilemma when making every decision. A recent study published in Behavioural Brain Research finds that men and women apply different strategies to make such choices: men prefer long-term gains while women focus on […]

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Wisdom of Individuals versus Wisdom of Crowds

Wisdom of Individuals versus Wisdom of Crowds

A group of Temnothorax ants labeled with different colors. *Image source: Alex Wild. Researchers have long recognized the advantages of collective intelligence during the performance of goal-oriented tasks by social animals. However, sometimes individual insight may outweigh collective intelligence in certain situations. Whether individual insight or collective intelligence is better […]

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Sleep Deprivation Leads to High-Calorie Food Purchasing

Sleep Deprivation Leads to High-Calorie Food Purchasing

With such a busy lifestyle today, most people, except infants and children, were or are in sleep deprivation status. Sleep deprivation leads to impairment of many cognitive functions, including decision-making ability. This may not only result in mistakes at work, but also leads to skyrocketed waistline unknowingly. Researchers found that […]

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Be Careful, Crowded Rooms Can Make You Dumber!

Be Careful, Crowded Rooms Can Make You Dumber!

An image of attendees at the World Economic Forum. They might think a little more slowly thanks to all the carbon dioxide in the crowded room. Image via¬†Wikimedia Commons/Gardiner Pearson When you feel sleepy in a crowded room, you might think that is because the presenter talks boring stuffs, while […]

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Want to Spend Less When Shopping? Wear Your High Heels!

Want to Spend Less When Shopping? Wear Your High Heels!

A marketing research from Brigham Young University reveals that when consumers are focusing on the balance of their body while shopping, for example, when they are wearing high heels, they will think in a different way. For ladies who are considering making a big purchase such as a television, we […]

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