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Psychology

Freedom, Not Coercion

What makes us responsible people
February 07

How Neurotechnologies Impact Risk Appetite

Researchers from the Higher School of Economics have shown that by stimulating the frontal cortex, a person’s financial risk appetite can be increased temporarily. Their article on the cognitive mechanisms of risky decision-making was published in eNeuro, an international peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Society for Neuroscience.
December 26, 2017

Experiencing Culture Shock

What helps international students to adapt
November 23, 2017

Visual Perception of Summary Statistics Not Following Mathematical Rules

People are capable of estimating the mean size of visible objects and their approximate number simultaneously, showing for the first time that these two cognitive processes are independent of each other and do not follow the rules of mathematical statistics.
November 15, 2017