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Decision making

Decision making

The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.


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... how to study that, because you can never go back and prove that some decision could have been taken in any other way. Or can you? I do not deny ... will. But we can empirically study biological or computational decision-making and see that it is just a network of very elaborate series of chain ...

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by biohazard
Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:38 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
Replies: 27
Views: 18600

Re: Help with biological metaphor?

... at the nervous system as a whole for the managerial aspects (locus of decision making), and the circulatory system for the financial (flow of money). I am pretty sure that'll ...

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by Gaudwin
Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:12 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with biological metaphor?
Replies: 10
Views: 3262

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... the world is determined and we don't have free will is vanishingly improbable. And again, as acting in accord with the result is equivalent to making an observation of the result, and as science is irreducibly dependent on observation, the scientist cannot rationally deny free will or espouse ...

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by biohazard
Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:13 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
Replies: 27
Views: 18600

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... the world is determined and we don't have free will is vanishingly improbable. And again, as acting in accord with the result is equivalent to making an observation of the result, and as science is irreducibly dependent on observation, the scientist cannot rationally deny free will or espouse ...

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by ughaibu
Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:29 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
Replies: 27
Views: 18600

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... Brain imaging analyses have repeatedly shown that when a human makes a decision (e.g. they have to choose to press a red or blue button), the computer ... conditions, but there is no reason to doubt that the same decision-making mechanisms in the brain work in other scenarios as well. A computer ...

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by Ahsmeah
Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:20 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
Replies: 27
Views: 18600
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