Brain study shows why some people are more in tune with what they want
Brain study shows why some people are more in tune with what they want.
Throughout life, we are re constantly evaluating our options and making decisions based on the information we have available. How confident we are in those decisions has clear consequences.
Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL led by Professor Ray Dolan have pinpointed the specific areas of the mind that interact to compute both the value of the choices we have in front of us and our confidence in those choices, giving us the ability to know what we want.