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Monkeys beat humans in cognitive flexibility

When we go about solving problems, we are sometimes so fixed in our ways that we fail to explore more efficient solution strategies.

Foreign language takes some emotion out of decisions

Does it matter if the background of a decision is presented in a language that's not your native tongue? Does emotion still play a role?

Not being afraid of being wrong helps you be right

A personality that includes a good dose of intellectual humility, or an awareness that one's beliefs may be wrong, can influence decision-making.

Rewards key for seeking decision-making info

In seeking information before making a decision, people may be biased by rewards in addition to the natural tendency to seek out information in line with our own beliefs.