Scientists develop climatological software for massive use
Understanding the weather behavior may not be as complicated as once thought, and would help to have more elements for decision making and prevention of natural disasters, as hurricanes or typhoons.
Humans struggle with decisions – why make elections so difficult?
It's been a crazy year for decision making. Not only did we have an election, we now have the threat of a double dissolution if the Federal Senate keeps knocking back bills from the House of Representativ ...
Australia's wilderness 'risks being loved to death'
With 28 million visitors camping, tramping, biking, 4W driving, riding and picnicking in them every year, Australia's iconic nature areas are at risk of being loved to death.
The business brain
Research in the field of neurofinance is showing that how our brains are wired may predetermine our financial success.
Field study shows group decision making not always the best
Zombies offer key to understanding how crowds evacuate
Zombies might not be the most obvious candidates to use when researching how crowds evacuate buildings, but they have proved a key factor in a new study into crowd behaviour.
Could gamification enhance biodiversity decision making tools?
Decision making tools used for policy could benefit from adding features inspired from video games to entice more people to use them. But will they still be credible to policy makers?
Helping people through the decision-making process using a web-based application
(Phys.org) —Not everyone likes to make decisions alone. People sometimes need feedback. Now they have a social media site that can give it to them.
Decision making in scientific peer review unravelled with mathematical modelling
Professor Mikko Alava and undergraduate Tuomo Hartonen of Aalto University Department of Applied Physics have modelled the work processes and human decision making in scientific peer review with the help of statistical physics. ...
New study reveals strategy for using free giveaways to maximize sales
New research from the University of Miami School of Business Administration offers marketers a strategy for how best to structure free giveaways with products in order to maximize sales.
Researcher finds intuition prevails in innovative decision making
Decisions concerning innovations in the early stages of product development arise mostly from intuition. Olli Hyppänen has studied development work in strongly innovative ICT companies in his doctoral dissertation for the ...
Doing business with a parrot: Goffin cockatoos trade with nuts in an exchange experiment
The team of Alice Auersperg from the Department of Cognitive Biology from the University of Vienna has for the first time succeeded in observing self-control of cockatoos in exchange experiments. The results ...
Novel methods to support decision making processes
Mathematical analysis based on numbers and numerical estimates is widely used in decision making everywhere from public administration and business to environmental conservation. Methods for decision analysis evaluate different ...