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Three Keys to (Much) Better Decisions

Recently, I came across this startling statistic. Each day, we make an average of 217 food-related decisions. Is it any surprise we so often make poor choices about what we eat?<p>The simple act of making decisions, says the researcher Roy Baumeister, progressively depletes our ability to make them …

Learning a foreign language may make you immune to 2 key decision-making biases

One of psychology's major contributions has been to document the myriad ways our thinking is sent haywire by a series of biases.<p>Investigations into the ways and means to combat these biases have lagged behind, but that's starting to change.<p>Now a team of researchers at the University of Chicago has …

Behavior

Guest Post: A Short Lesson In Bad Decision-Making

<i>Submitted by Adam Taggart of Peak Prosperity</i><p><b>A Short Lesson in Bad Decision-Making</b><p>In business school I had to take an introductory class in statistics …

Improving Your Decision Making With Checklists (Guy Spier)

We can improve our decision-making an awful lot by using checklists. The main way that I see it is that the investment world, either by design or by …

Depressed People Make Better Decisions

Depression might not be all bad, new research finds. People with major depressive disorder do better on a decision-making task than people without …

12 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Warren Buffett

As one of the most successful investors in the world, Warren Buffett is an inspiration to entrepreneurs and venture capitalists everywhere.<p>Despite all his success, Warren Buffett still manages to remain humble and approachable. Here are 12 lessons everyone can learn from the respected …

Wealth

7 Ways to Ignite Innovation and Surpass Your Competition

Innovation is thought inspired by creativity, movement, belief and action. It is about opening your mind to new possibilities by moving past fixed and rigid thinking into more nontraditional and risk-taking thought processes. To remain competitive in business, innovation is everything.<p>There are …

Innovation

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Astrophysics