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Posts tagged choices

April 8, 2013

 

four hands holding up dollars

Sadness Makes People Short With Money

You've probably heard the phrase "Sadder but wiser," implying that feeling low somehow makes us think more clearly.

March 2, 2012

 

rose-colored glasses

Anxiety’s Rose-Colored Glasses

Recent research on human decision-making in high-pressure situations has yielded some surprising results.

July 29, 2004

 

Don’t Be Choosy

Ever get frustrated by too many choices? Your frustration could lead to clinical depression. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Natural vs. Artificial Selection

In this instance, nature is said to have “selected” the camouflaged butterfly over other variations that weren’t as well hidden. In “artificial selection,” the same thing happens, only we human beings make the choices.

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