"...nanos, gigantium humeris insidentes..."--John of Salisbury
Monday, July 2, 2007
ATTENTION: Money Pros (and Cons)--Why we learn from our mistakes
Psychologists from the University of Exeter have identified an 'early warning signal' in the brain that helps us avoid repeating previous mistakes. Published in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, their research identifies, for the first time, a mechanism in the brain that reacts in just 0.1 seconds to things that have resulted in us making errors in the past.