Acquiring decision-making strategies takes time

Sebastian Horn, a senior researcher at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and an adjunct researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, is interested in the interplay between memory and decision-making from a lifespan perspective. School-age children already use recognition memory systematically as a cue in their judgments, but his research reveals that it takes time to learn when to apply a given decision-making strategy.

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