Article Review : ' Age Related Changes ' Decision Making : Comparing Informed And Noninformed Situations

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Circadian Inhibition of Neuroplasticity
The research article that I have chosen for this paper is called “Age-Related Changes in Decision Making: Comparing Informed and Noninformed Situations”. This research study was conducted Anna C. K. Van Duijvenvoorde, Brenda R. J. Jansen, Joren C. Bredman, and Hilde M. Huizanga, who all had attended the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. This report article falls under the Journal of Developmental Psychology, which was published in 2012. The article itself was first published online on October 3, 2011.
Life is full of all sorts of different decisions to choose from, which is working the memory of the brain. This decision making skill is believed to grow during in the beginning ages of adulthood; however, not many researchers have fully tested and understood the development and improvement of the decision making skill. Some scientists have said that the developmental changes in decision making are significantly reliant on the storage of the long-term memory. Therefore, Van Duijvenvoorde, Jansen, Bredman, and Huizanga had all conducted this research study to further explore the possible influences that can cause the developmental variations in uncertain decision making, as well as, analyze how well the decision making skill improves during the Iowa Gambling Test.
The researchers created their own Iowa Gambling tests. It is basically a test where there are problems that challenge one’s decision making skills. There will always…
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