Links for stories with Tony Delroy on ABC Radio Friday Jan 31, 2014

Mindfulness and decision making

Just fifteen minutes practice at mindfulness meditation reduces people's vulnerability to the sunk-cost bias - our usual tendency to persist with lost causes because of what we've already invested.

Older people do know more.

"The human brain works slower in old age," says Ramscar, "but only because we have stored more information over time."