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Baba Shiv: How to Make Better Decisions

Baba Shiv demystifies the brain chemistry that controls our decision making, and explains how you can regulate it to make better decisions. He also answers the question, “Is it better to make decisions in the morning or the afternoon?”

What happens when the day begins to progress is there is a natural decline in the level of serotonin. As a result of which, when you’re making decisions in the afternoon you will tend to be more risk averse. And therefore, there will be a tendency to gravitate towards the status quo bias.

One tip Shiv offers to help make better decisions: have a high quality protein breakfast.

(h/t @aaker)