Study reveals how specific tasks are distributed to different areas within the prefrontal cortex to help with decision-making processes.
Video game players are faster and more accurate in their responses, and excel at decision-making tasks. The differences in accuracy and reaction time correlated with enhanced brain activity.
Even though people engage in seemingly impulsive decision-making, they may actually be predisposed to curtail it.
Decision-making requires two different brain areas that mature at different times during the teenage years. This may help parents understand why their teens are more prone to making risky decisions.
In healthy adults, daily fluctuations in mood do not affect confidence in decision-making.