Studies Show That People Who Are Depressed Tend to Make

Question 55
Multiple Choice

Studies show that people who are depressed tend to make poorer decisions than those with a more positive outlook. Why is this thought to be the case? A) They tend to choose an outcome that will confirm their negative world view. B) They search for the perfect solution when rarely is any solution perfect. C) They are more likely than others to use heuristics, or rules of thumb while making decisions. D) They avoid stereotyping and other behaviors that allow them to come to a rapid decision. E) They tend to put too great a value on their own ability to affect outcomes.