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Neuroscience of Decision Making

Presenter:

Dr. Daniel Goleman

Time:

4:34

Summary

Dr. Daniel Goleman delves into the intricate workings of decision-making and emotional intelligence. He unravels the neuro platform of self-awareness, shedding light on its pivotal role in rational decision-making.

Transcript

So, the first two elements of emotional intelligence have to do with self mastery. And they are based this circuitry is the neuro platform. The first of these is self awareness, knowing what I'm feeling, knowing why I'm feeling it. Self awareness is very important for decision making, particularly personal decision making, but also business or even technical decision making for quite an interesting reason.


There was a study done by a man named Antonio Damasio, he's now at USC. Of he's an expert on this circuitry. And because he's an expert on the circuitry a very bright corporate lawyer, who unfortunately had a pre frontal brain tumor, which was operated on quite successfully in early but during surgery, they snipped the connection between the amygdala and the PFC. This lawyer went to see Demacia because his life was collapsing. and de Blasio tested him and couldn't see anything wrong.

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