Shifting The Speed-Accuracy Trade-Off In Favor Of Speed - Deepstash

Shifting The Speed-Accuracy Trade-Off In Favor Of Speed

These findings link two previously rather distinct theories on the role of dopamine," said Professor Dr. Jan Peters, Professor of Biological Psychology of the University of Cologne, who contributed to the study. "Dopamine controls motor response, but it can also regulate effort. Our data show a mechanism that could link these two aspects by shifting the speed-accuracy trade-off in favor of speed."

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A recent study provides new insight into the relationship between the release of the neurotransmitter dopamine and decision-making processes. The scientists found that when dopamine is released, decisions are made faster, but tend to be more inaccurate.

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