‘To do or not to do’? The neurobiology of decision-making in daily life: I. Getting the basics

Abstract

The constant conflict between decisions leading to immediate pleasurable consequences versus behaviors aiming at long-term social advantages is reviewed here in the framework of the evolutionary systems regulating behavior. The inescapable temporal perspective in decision-making in everyday life is highlighted and integrated with the role of the executive… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S1980-57642008DN10100003

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