The neuroscience of habits

We all have habits — some good, some bad and some we don’t notice at all. Whether you are a grandparent or a teenager, many of daily actions are habits. Showering every day is a habit… but so is chewing your nails. However, research suggests that those of us who can’t switch from acting habitually [...]

By |2017-11-07T13:12:34+01:00June 14th, 2016|Decision Making|0 Comments

Can neuroscience tell how you’ll vote?

An Irish election has just past, and an American election is looming, but have you ever considered how exactly you decide who to vote for? Now, presumably you’ll say that you vote for a candidate based on his or her platform, promises, political party affiliation and other such rational criteria. However that is not the whole [...]

By |2017-11-07T13:12:34+01:00May 30th, 2016|Decision Making|0 Comments
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