Tag Archives: decision making

On SAGE Insight: Nurses attitudes towards death, dying patients and euthanasia

Article title: Nurses attitudes towards death, dying patients and euthanasia: A descriptive study From Nursing Ethics One of the greatest threats towards existence is the fact that a human being is bound to die. This phenomenon is especially essential for … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: When it comes to matters of the heart, we tend to love what we currently have: Status quo preference in mate choice

Article title: I Have, Therefore I Love: Status Quo Preference in Mate Choice From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin One of the most important decisions in our life is choosing “the one”. Decades of research indicate that individuals adhere to … Continue reading

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Gender, subject choice and higher education in India exploring ‘choices’ and ‘constraints’ of Women Students

From Contemporary Education Dialogue Higher education in India has witnessed significant expansion in women’s enrolment since independence. There have been shifts–dispersal and clustering of women students in various disciplines in higher education. This article examines the factors affecting the subject … Continue reading

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Racial disparities in legal outcomes: On policing, charging decisions, and criminal trial proceedings

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences (PIBBS) 2014 was replete with social unrest to protest police brutality and racial inequality. With many calling for policy reform to improve race problems in the U.S. criminal justice system, this research … Continue reading

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What should autism research focus upon?

What should autism research focus upon? Community views and priorities from the United Kingdom From Autism The last few decades have witnessed a dramatic increase in the recorded prevalence of autism. The significant rise in recorded prevalence means that the … Continue reading

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) makes people avoid risk in fall and winter

This is your portfolio on winter: seasonal affective disorder and risk aversion in financial decision making From Social Psychological and Personality Science  About 10 percent of the population suffers from severe seasonal depression, known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). However … Continue reading

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Prediction of 81 million dementia sufferers fuels the artificial nutrition and hydration debate

Artificial nutrition and hydration for patients with advanced dementia: perspectives from medical practitioners in the Netherlands and Australia From Palliative Medicine The incidence of dementia is growing and is expected to double every 20 years. A large proportion of people … Continue reading

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Trusting people make better lie detectors

Not pollyannas: Higher generalized trust predicts lie detection ability From Social Psychological and Personality Trusting others may not make you a fool or a Pollyanna, instead it can be a sign that you are smart. This study analyzed participants responses when … Continue reading

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Women do make men throw caution to the wind, research confirms

The presence of an attractive woman elevates testosterone and physical risk taking in young men From: Social Psychological and Personality Science When researchers asked a group of young adult men to perform both easy and difficult tricks on skateboards, first in … Continue reading

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