"Independent of IQ, 'Decision Acuity' Predicts Broad Range of Decision-Making Abilities"

A common factor called “decision acuity” underpins diverse decision-making abilities in adolescents and young adults, suggests a study appearing May 20th in the journal Neuron. A large set of behavioral and neuroimaging data revealed that decision acuity is stable over time, distinct from IQ, and reduced in individuals with low general social functioning.

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