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Episode 98 | The role of emotions in decision making

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EmotionsThis episode explores the role that emotions play in judgment and decision making.


Length: 32 minutes



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It is a widely held belief that the best decisions are made without the interference of emotions. Economists and statisticians alike stand fast to this belief – the best decisions are made with using pure logic. Facts and formulas lead to the most rational decisions.

But do they? Image for a moment if the emotional control center of a person’s brain were removed. Would that person then make better decisions? We’ll review a medical case that answers this question.

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