How to Make Decisions Better, With Neuroscientist David Redish

Have you ever found yourself completely paralyzed before making a decision? Why is it so difficult to make a choice, whether it’s deciding what to eat or need to move across the country? This week, we spoke with neuroscientist David Redish, author of The Mind in the Brain: How We Make Decisions and How Those Decisions Go Wrong, about what actually happens in our brains when we make decisions. Lifehacker managing editor Virginia Smith joined us to tackle the trolley problem and other classic moral dilemmas.

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