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Taking easy way out an invitation to blues

26 March 2012

A study published by a team of researchers from the UCL Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit and led by Dr Quentin Hays, suggests that when people are faced with difficult decisions they tend to take the easy way out in order to avoid misfortune.

The study highlights how a policy of timidity can lead to poor choices, and could possibly lead to depression, characterised by impaired decision-making. Read more: Yahoo news