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Mysterious Brain Region That is Vital to How You Decide — PsyBlog


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Whether you’re choosing between job offers or deciding which car or house to buy, this region is probably involved.

One of the smallest parts of the brain has a vital role in decision-making, a new study suggests.

The area of the brain, the lateral habenula, near the centre, has previously been associated with avoidant behaviour and depression, but is now being looked at again.

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