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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 19, 2020.
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How choices are framed can drastically influence our decisions ¬¬— even when outcomes are identical.
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Sorting through past experiences to help make our best choices possible.
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Procrastination comes down to a battle between the brain’s emotion and decision-making systems — with emotion often claiming victory.
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There are many little problems to handle well before your day starts, but your brain is there to get you through it all.
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We work hard for reward — we work even harder to avoid disappointment.
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Understanding the brain science behind human behavior can help us create a fairer legal system.
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Want to know how the brain works? Let these eight fundamental concepts guide your way.
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Processing in the brain’s “reward system” drives our motivated behavior.
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Scientists are studying how we evaluate selections and use past experience to make decisions.
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One of the fundamental questions motivating neuroscientists is to understand the relationship between brain activity and lived experience: how the different parts of the brain work together to produce the key ingredients for behavior: memory, feeling, thinking and imagination.
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