Posts Tagged ‘decisions’

Fickle Female Fruit Flies

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
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Scientists are looking at fruit fly brains to understand how humans make decisions.

Smart Birds?

Thursday, December 29th, 2011
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Not so “bird-brained” after all: it turns out that pigeons are good with numbers. Starlings, however, can make poor decisions when given too much information.

Crayfish Decisions

Thursday, June 17th, 2010
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Crayfish brains may give us clues to our own decision-making process.

How We Decide

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009
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Science writer Jonah Lehrer talks about what happens in our brains when we make decisions, small and large.

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