Researchers have uncovered what goes on in our brains when we are faced with the decision to take a risk or play it safe.
A new study provides insights into the hierarchical nature of how we make choices over extended periods of time, ranging from medical diagnoses and treatment to the strategies we use to invest our money.
Children who were prenatally exposed to cannabis had a thicker prefrontal cortex than those who were not exposed to the drug while their mothers were pregnant.
Researchers report some with Parkinson's disease could have a form of impaired decision making that may contribute to the movement problems associated with the disease.
New research suggests our brain activity could be influenced to make healthier choices.
A new study reports on how just two neurons may hold the key to explaining how complex behavioral decisions are made.
Researchers report the mediodorsal thalamus plays a key role in rapidly updating information as we learn.
According the researchers, a baby's cry not only commands our attention, it also has an effect on how adults complete cognitive tasks.
Researchers discover how neurons in the orbitofrontal cortex work to help us make decisions.