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Cognitive Decision-Making

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Humans make a plethora of decisions on a daily basis. Some are involuntary biological decisions, whereas others are the result of conscious effort. Describe how humans make both logical and risky decisions. (3 references needed).

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Humans tend to use areas of their frontal lobe in order to make logical decisions, basically by analyzing the totality of a given situation and ascertaining the advantages and disadvantages that would be commensurate with the plethora of different alternatives in respect to taking certain courses of action under the given set of circumstances. In essence, logical decisions are made by utilizing mathematical computations as to what actions should be taken in order to bring about a desired result, which requires that the individual ascertain as to whether or not a given ...

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This response describes the psychological process by which humans make rational decisions.

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