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Bias in decision-making leads to poor choices and possibly depression

Bias in decision-making leads to poor choices and possibly depression | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
When faced with making a complicated decision, our automatic instinct to avoid misfortune can result in missing out on rewards, and could even contribute to depression, according to new research.
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People don't just think with their guts: Logic plays a role too

People don't just think with their guts: Logic plays a role too | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
For decades, science has suggested that when people make decisions, they tend to ignore logic and go with the gut. But a psychological scientist has a new suggestion: Maybe thinking about logic is also intuitive.
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Second-guessing one's decisions leads to unhappiness, psychology researcher finds

Second-guessing one's decisions leads to unhappiness, psychology researcher finds | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
You're in search of a new coffee maker, and the simple quest becomes, well, an ordeal. After doing copious amounts of research and reading dozens of consumer reviews, you finally make a purchase, only to wonder: "Was this the right choice?
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