Decision Making

From Stress to Financial Mess: Study Suggests Acute Stress Affects Financial Decision Making

It is not surprising that as our economy continues its freefall, we are feeling increasingly more stressed and worried. Many of us are feeling extreme unease about the security of our jobs and being able to make our next mortgage payment. However, according to new a report in Psychological Science More

Is That Your Final Answer? Study Suggests Method For Improving Individual Decisions

Herd mentality.  Angry mob.  Mass hysteria.  As these phrases suggest, we are not always confident that a large group of people will come up with the smartest decisions. So it may be surprising to learn that numerous studies have shown that a crowd of people usually gives more accurate responses More