Often, our choices are heavily influenced by whether the options are framed in a positive or negative manner.
But what exactly is cognitive dissonance, and how does it manifest in our lives?
If we are all the sum total of our previous decisions, as is often claimed in self-help literature, it may be useful to know how we make decisions.
Shared decision-making is the norm in the patient’s healthcare service but may be difficult to accomplish.
In our pursuit of dreams and ambitions, the significance of the humble everyday decision often eludes us.
- Mind & Brain
Troy House from the University of Oregon has presented an intriguing perspective on how animals cope with uncertainty and the mechanisms that drive their decision-making process.
Health literacy refers to an individual’s ability to obtain, understand, and apply health-related information to make the right decisions for their well-being.
- Family & Relationship
Societal norms have long placed the coupled relationship on a pedestal, defining single life against the so-called standards set by those in romantic relationships.
In the complex labyrinth of the legal system, the law and psychology often intersect, creating a unique synergy in the resolution of legal disputes.
At some point in our lives we all struggle with emotional issues that just don’t seem to go away.
Whether you like it or not, you were brought up to be an imitation. When you were little, you started imitating your parents.
Do you remember when the inside of a loo roll was a pirate spyglass, or a trumpet, or a false nose, or a tunnel for toy cars?
Choosing a checkout line in a supermarket might seem like a no-brainer, but it can actually involve a complex series of cerebral computations.
When I was a ten-year-old boy, my dad was my mentor, coach, and role model.
It’s important to remember that not everyone who disagrees with or dislikes a “person of colour” is a bigoted racist.