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Brain circuit enables split-second decisions when cues conflict

April 24, 2017

Brain circuit enables split-second decisions when cues conflict

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Helen Knight | MIT News correspondent

When animals hunt or forage for food, they must constantly weigh whether the chance of a meal is worth the risk of being spotted by a predator. The same conflict between cost and benefit is at the heart of many of the decisions humans make on a daily basis.

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