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Heads or tails? Random fluctuations in brain cell activity may determine toss-up decisions

Scientists who study neuroeconomics, a new field that combines economic theories and brain science, report new insights into how the brain handles decisions involving two equally appealing options. An emerging field of study known as neuroeconomics combines the economists? insights with brain science to learn more about decision-making processes and how they can go awry.
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