Topic: Todd Maddox

Older Adults Make Smarter Decisions That Lead to Long-Term Gains, Study Shows

Sept. 19, 2011

Many people believe getting older means losing a mental edge, leading to poor decision-making, but a new study from psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin and Texas AandM University suggests older adults are far better at making choices that lead to long-term gain.

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Psychologists Find the Meaning of Aggression

March 23, 2011

Bottling up emotions can make people more aggressive, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Minnesota that was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Army.

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Sleep Deprivation Negatively Affects Split-Second Decision Making, Study Shows

Nov. 16, 2009

Sleep deprivation adversely affects automatic, accurate responses and can lead to potentially devastating errors, a finding of particular concern among firefighters, police officers, soldiers and others who work in a sleep-deprived state, University of Texas at Austin researchers say.

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