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The Top 5 Behavioural Economics Principles for Designers

Behavioural Economics (BE) is a field of study that seeks to understand how people make decisions by examining psychological, behavioural, emotional, …

Behavioral Economics Immersion

Learning outcomes<p>Master behavioral economics with leading Yale scholars and learn how to drive better business results using cutting-edge behavioral …

Yale School of Management

Choosing to Be Irrational: How Neuroscience Incorporated Economics, and Vice Versa

The Department of Neuroeconomics and Neuromarketing sounds like a title chiseled on the wall of a corporate division in a dystopian future; the …

Are You Ready to Start a Company? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions.

Do you have what it takes to be a leader?<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Adapted from</i> Crack the C-Suite Code: How Successful Leaders Make It to the Top<i>, by Cassandra Frangos, copyright 2018. Reprinted by permission of Wharton Digital Press.</i><p>Amy Chang, former …

Entrepreneurship

Delayed Intuition - How To Hire Better

On a scale of 1 – 5, is he technically proficient?<p>Daniel Kahneman is rightly respected for discovering and documenting any number of irrational human …

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

University of California

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

6 Strategies Inspired by a Nobel Prize Winner That Will Help You Design Better Solutions

How the principles of behavioral economics can help you counter emotional biases that impact behavior.<p>Richard Thaler won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize for integrating psychology with economics. He has played a crucial role in the development of behavioral economics over the past 40 years, which …

Nobel Prize

5 Psychological Studies That Will Boost Your Social Media Marketing

In the marketing industry, we’re constantly searching for the best ways to engage our audience.<p>Often this means tapping into our audience’s emotions. …

Unyoked Cabins

Off-grid and off road, Unyoked Cabins is offering top-secret getaways in the Australian wilderness. Both of the properties are located no more than …

National Parks

Sarreyer Cabin

Occupying a small hilltop in the Swiss Alps, Sarreyer Cabin is a modern mountain chalet hidden inside a rustic shell. Rough-cut logs and a rusty …

Swiss Alps

Escher Tiny Home

Big design in a small package is the philosophy behind New Frontier, and their Escher Tiny Home is no different. Sitting on a flat-bed trailer, the …

Dining Rooms

Make this 1850 Spanish farmhouse your summer retreat for $3.3M

The top-to-bottom renovation is located in the medieval town of Pals in Catalonia<p>A top-to-bottom renovation of a traditional farmhouse has come on the market in Catalonia, and it’s pretty much the embodiment of luxurious European-countryside living.<p>Located in the medieval town of Pals in Spain’s …

Tip-Box Balances Vertigo and Nature in Montpellier’s Mountains

Have you ever felt yourself teetering on the edge of insanity? Or how about being <i>this</i> close to your tipping point? No? Well, it seems that architect …

Tinkerbox House

Surrounded by over 10 acres of forest in the Hudson Valley, the Tinkerbox House uses the owner's hobbies as the focus of its design. The process …

10 Surreal Tree Houses That Will Make Your Childhood Dreams Come True

Who says that grown-ups can’t have tree house goals?<p>When the demands of daily life become too much to bear, a special hideout in the sky can be your place to escape, cool off, or brainstorm in peace. Just one look at these inspirational mini-getaways and you may find yourself looking for a sturdy …

Modern-Industrial Home Becomes One With The Desert Landscape

For the architects at Olson Kundig, buildings represent bridges between nature and people and their culture. A lot of their projects are focused on …

A Cabin in the Woods of Norway by Huus Og Heim Arkitektur

This project, called Gunnar’s House, is set among the forest of a residential area in Os i Østerdalen, Norway. It’s been designed by a local …

Eco-Conscious Summer House in Maine Elevates Simple Materials

Pine and fiber-cement clapboard combine to magical effect<p>Summer homes on the Design Internet seem to come in two flavors—covetably luxurious or realistically aspirational enough to fool us into thinking we could one day have one of our own.<p>This 1,600-square-foot, three-bedroom house in Freeport, …

AIA announces top 10 housing projects for 2016 awards

The American Institute of Architects has announced its top 10 American housing projects of 2016, including a group of treehouse-like cabins in …

Architecture