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50 Cent to launch gambling game


April 25th, 2012 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent is set to launch a gambling game on Facebook.The singer has teamed up with bosses of Game Show Network Digital to ... Read more...

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Men not risk-averse in front of kids


April 18th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Unlike women, men don't curb certain risk-taking behaviours even in the presence of kids, says a new psychology study. Women may be more cautious when they ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain activity is similar for both habits and goals


March 24th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A team of researchers has found that pursuing carefully planned goals and engaging in more automatic habits show overlapping neurological mechanisms.The finding may offer a pathway for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Like humans, apes too play it safe when odds are uncertain


November 30th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Apes prefer to play it safe when the odds are uncertain, according to a new study.Humans are known to play it safe in a situation when they aren't ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mean gene turns people into misers


November 4th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) If you know someone who never gives a treat or who rarely pays for his share of a meal, don't blame him - blame his mean genes.Scientists have ... Read more...

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Teens are risk takers, say scientists


March 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Risk taking peaks in adolescence, according to scientists. In research published in the journal Cognitive Development, children, adolescents and adults aged 9-35 years chose between risky and safe options ... Read more...

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How stress influences decision-making


September 16th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Cognitive stress, such as distraction, could influence the balanced, logical approach to decision making, according to a new study.Psychologists Jane Raymond and Jennifer L. O'Brien of Bangor University ... Read more...

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Distractions may hinder rational decision making


September 16th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) We are faced with making decisions all the time, weighing the pros and cons in light of past experiences, before we do something about it. However, a new ... Read more...

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Our brains play games differently against computers and humans


February 4th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Playing games against a computer activates different brain areas from those activated when playing against a human opponent, according to a new study.The researchers led by Dr. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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