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Social context influences decision-makers’ willingness to take risks

Do differences in performance have an impact on the appetite for risk-taking in decision-makers? Economists at the University of Göttingen have addressed this question. The result of their study is that people’s willingness to take risks increases as soon as they get a lower return than other people with whom they compare themselves. At the… Read More »

The tragic faces of drug addiction: Heartbreaking gifs show how quickly drugs take their toll

The tragic faces of drug addiction: Heartbreaking gifs show how quickly drugs take their toll Pictures of 16 people arrested on drug charges reveal how quickly harmful substances can change physical appearances  Tens of millions of Americans struggle with additions to illicit drugs  Heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine can accelerate aging and make people appear sickly,… Read More »