Students were asked to fit one of five available classes into their existing schedules while being provided with information on meeting time, instructor quality, and amount of work among other details.
Findings suggest that decisive students based their choices on one important factor while indecisive students considered all the information. This indecision is attributed to seeing the advantages and disadvantages of all the information provided.
Wesleyan: Eye-Tracking Study Reveals How People Make Decisions
[This post originally appeared on PSFK.com, contributed by Francisco Hui]