Selected Videos Online

Decision Making

Decision making is the process of selecting a course of action from alternatives. The brain and mind are integral to all the decisions that are made by individuals, including simple decisions like what to wear for the day or what to eat for breakfast as well as complex decisions like choosing a mate and selecting a job.

Videos About Decision Making

"Charlie Rose Brain Series 2 Episode 13: Public Policy Implications of the New Science of Mind"

Decision Making
Time: 55 minutes
Producer: Charlie Rose
This video is about decision making and how people make judgements. The panelists talk about the results of various tests and experiments, how people can change their behavior and brain plasticity.

"Carnegie Mellon Brain Imaging Research Shows How Unconscious Processing Improves Decision Making"

Carnegie Decision Making
Time: 8 minutes
Producer: Carnegie Mellon University
This video is a discussion about Carnegie Mellon Brain Imaging Research that shows how unconscious processing improves Decision Making

"Brain Tricks - This Is How Your Brain Works"

Brain Tricks
Time: 5 minutes
Producer: AsapSCIENCE
This online video demonstrates the differences between how the brain does slow thinking and fast thinking. It shows how quick and deliberate decisions are made.

"The Adolescent Health Paradox"

Adolescent Health Paradox
Time: 45 minutes
Producer: COAST
In this video Ronald Dahl, of UC Berkeley School of Public Health, discusses Adolescent Brain Development and its role in negative health spirals related to sleep, stress and metabolic interactions.

"Daniel Kahneman on The Machinery of the Mind"

Machinery of the Mind
Time: 47 minutes
Producer: tvo
In this online video Daniel Kahneman talks about the two types of thinking or decision making - fast and slow or system 1 and System 2.

"Brain Series 1: The Emotional and Vulnerable Brain"

Charlie Rose Brain Series
Time: 60 minutes
Producer: Charlie Rose
In this online video the panel of experts discuss emotions and how the brain processes pleasure and pain.

"Brain Series 1: The Deciding Brain"

Charlie Rose Brain Series
Time: 55 minutes
Producer: Charlie Rose
This video focuses on how people make decisions and how they can be influenced to make certain decisions. Why the brain can make errors and bad discussions is discussed by the panelists.

"Thinking, Fast and Slow"

Thinking Fast and Slow
Time: 62 minutes
Producer: Authors at Google
In this online video Daniel Kahneman talks about his book, "Thinking, Fast and Slow". He explains two decision systems, intuitive and deliberate, and mentions some of the proponents of each and the pros and cons of each.

"Nudge - Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness"

Nudge
Time: 57 minutes
Producer: Authors at Google
In this online video Richard Thaler speaks about his best selling book "Nudge". He discusses how the tools of behavioral economics and psychology can be used to help people make better decisions.

"Brain Series 2: Consciousness"

Consciousness
Time: 56 minutes
Producer: Charlie Rose
In this online video a panel of experts discuss what has been learned about conscious and unconscious processes during the past 10 years or so. The different aspects of consciousness are discussed - sleep, coma, drowsiness, etc.