Observations

Fuzzy Thinking Gives Adolescents a Clearer View of Risk

Although many people make risky decisions, one group — adolescents — are the most likely to engage in risky behavior. According to one theory explaining the developmental trajectory of risky decision-making — the imbalance theory — this phenomenon is prevalent in adolescence partly because areas of the brain involved in More

SBST to Accept Fellowship Applications Through Jan. 24

The application deadline is approaching for fellowships with the new White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team (SBST) created by President Obama. The SBST is seeking new team members for a 1-year fellowship in Washington, D.C. beginning in October 2016. Fellows must have substantial experience in a social or behavioral science field More