Think back to decide now

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One of the most studied aspects of mental activity is decision-making. What are the processes by which we arrive at particular decisions? We have long been supporters of the view that one of the most important aspects of decision-making was memory. In other words we make decisions regarding the present based largely on what we remember about the past. Neurological studies have now proved this to be the case.

Source: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-05/uoc–rrp050312.php