Stress Can Cause Us To Make Risky Decisions: MIT Study

Policeman pulls 190-tonne plane using just his body New research finds that stress can actually lead us to aberrant decision-making. They found that stressed animals were more likely to choose high-risk, high-payoff decisions.  ( Pixabay ) Researchers found that stress can lead us to choose higher-risk options when we are …

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A day in the life of a cognac taster

A vigorous cognac requires a rigorous grape selection process, and at Maison Hennessy the distinguished Tasting Committee will taste 10,000 eau-de-vie (literally “water of life”) brandies a year to find just 10 that are good enough to be turned into its premium blend, Paradis Imperial. After 15 years of training …

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