No Neuroscience of Wisdom: Time to wise up?

We consider wisdom to be the pinnacle of human cognition. So why does cognitive neuroscience have such a difficult time characterising what makes us wise? Continue reading No Neuroscience of Wisdom: Time to wise up?

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When Emotions are misleading: Effects of Anxiety and Depression on Decision Making

Have you been feeling anxious or depressed lately? It’s okay, 2016 has been tough on all of us. Despite the discomfort that comes with negative emotions, they are a crucial part of our lives. However, when emotions get out of balance, they can lead to some pretty poor decision making. Continue reading When Emotions are misleading: Effects of Anxiety and Depression on Decision Making