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Mice Don’t Know When to Let It Go, Either

Animals, like humans, are reluctant to give up on pursuits they’ve invested in, psychologists report.

- Erica Goode, The New York Times

Category: Faculty

Tags: Psychology; Shelly Flagel

Why It’s So Hard to Junk Bad Decisions—Edging Closer to Understanding “Sunk Cost”

Humans, rats and mice all exhibit the decision-making phenomenon, but new research suggests not all choices are equally vulnerable to it.

- Maya Miller, Scientific American

Category: Faculty

Tags: Psychology; Shelly Flagel

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