9/11/2009

There are no emotionless decisions, Jonah Lehrer argues in his new book about the neuroscience behind decision-making. When the emotion center of a person's mind is damaged, they becomes overwhelmed by logical paradoxes and cannot make even the simplest choices, he notes. Since emotions are critical to decision-making, Lehrer explores how the mind reacts to emotional stimuli, searching for a method for making better judgments.

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