Tag Archives: psychology

Society’s Sweet Tooth… the Brain’s Response to Sugar | Amanda Maracle | TEDxQueensU

Translator: Mirjana Čutura Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I’d like to start off by telling you a story. It’s about a woman named Barbara. Now, unfortunately for Barbara, when she was young, unhealthy habits were modeled at home. And several of her close relatives struggled with a very specific type of disorder. As Barbara got older, she …

How do smart people make smart decisions? | Gerd Gigerenzer | TEDxNorrköping

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Carlos Arturo Morales How to make good decisions? If you open a book on rational choice, you will likely read the following message: look before you leap, analyze before you act. List all alternatives, all the consequences, and estimate the utilities and do the calculation. This is a beautiful mathematical scheme, …