Behavior

4 steps to financial success, from Nobel Prize-winning economists - MarketWatch

You may not know him, but the latest Nobel Prize winner knows a lot about your relationship with money. Professor Richard Thaler, author of the …

Business

Dan Ariely On Making Better Financial Choices This Black Friday, And Every Day

Welcome to Black Friday, perhaps the most American of all American holidays.<p>Certainly merchants are hoping so. Given the state of retail-store sales you can understand their need for a strong shopping season. With all the hyper-targeted marketing, most of us won’t stand a chance for sticking to our …

How to Overcome Risk Aversion in Life

Tokyo abstract, 2017Risk aversion is hardwired into our DNA, and holds back our massive potential in life.DOWNLOAD PDF: How to Overcome Risk Aversion …

Eric Kim

These 6 TED talks have completely changed how I make decisions

'How to make hard choices'<p>Oh... Photo: Stefan Postles / Getty Images<p>Philosopher Ruth Chang's 2013 talk explains that people often struggle to choose …

Success

The science of procrastination

Procrastination is rooted in personality, and some research points out that it might be caused by the way some people's brains work.<p>Excessive mind wandering and procrastination are annoying for those prone to the time-wasting tendencies – which can have dire consequences on their personal and …

Procrastination

I am the CEO of Duolingo and if our passive aggressive push notifications don't make you learn French, I don't know what will

Hello. My name is Henry P. Twolingos and I am the CEO of Duolingo, and I'm here to discuss Duolingo's questionable push notifications.<p>I understand …

Information On Why People Lie

When the question is posed why people lie, seldom does the person asking realize just how complicated that question is. The other day my 12 year old …

Forensics

How a Nobel Prize in Economics Could Help Solve the Climate Crisis

What does this fall’s Nobel Prize winner for economics, Richard Thaler, have to do with climate-change solutions? Quite a lot, as it turns …

Richard Thaler

Mel Gibson hopes for change in Hollywood

LONDON - Mel Gibson thinks the sexual misconduct allegations made against Hollywood stars and filmmakers is going to be a "precursor to change".<p>The …

Entertainment

Adam Robinson on Understanding

This is a long quote/excerpt from Adam Robinson I’ve been holding onto for a while, from Tribe of Mentors. Worth considering, especially if you …

Making Causal Judgment

In everyday life, we encounter situations that seem to demand an explanation of why something happened, how it happened, or how it could have been …

Behavioral Economics

Silent Treatment

Let me tell you a story. It takes place when I was in kindergarten, so picture me shorter, with jaunty green ribbons on the ends of my braids and …

Psychology

A recipe for success around the holiday table: Ask questions

Imagine that at Thanksgiving dinner, you find yourself seated next to a cousin you like a lot but rarely see — or better still, a devastatingly …

Denver

Which square is bigger? Honeybees see visual illusions like humans do

When a human looks at a distant skyscraper, it appears small to the eye. It’s a visual illusion, and we use other contextual information to know the …

Bees

Google Beats Unconscious Bias by Teaching Its Employees These 4 Tactics

Making snap decisions is based on more than just your intuition.<p>Every day we are faced with hundreds of choices composed of millions of variables. It's entirely unfathomable to contemplate them all. So, to help us sift through the influx of possibilities and fill in the gaps, our brains tap into …

Management

Science shows this is how you can make better investment decisions - MarketWatch

There are serious flaws with our decision-making process.<p>Neuroscientists have used the latest functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) techniques …

Business

Turkey to use ‘behavioral economics’ in policymaking

ANKARA – Anadolu Agency<p>Turkey launched on Nov. 20 its first behavioral economics project, “Nudge Turkey,” which aims to use psychology in the …

Turkey

Chronic Stress Drives You To Make High-Risk Decisions: MIT Study

Making tough decisions could make or break the outcome of important events in your life. It is never easy having to choose between two options with …

World News

Yes, You Have Implicit Biases, Too

Teaching techniques like “the progressive stack” are a way for faculty members to circumvent our own buried prejudices.

Occupy Wall Street

Cognitive Dissonance and the Franken Sexual Misconduct Case

Many Democrats and women's rights advocates are dazed and confused following allegations that in 2006, Senator Al Franken forcibly kissed and groped …

Feminism

5 Mental Traps Preventing People From Building Wealth

Read this if you're trying to save money and spend less.<p><b>"Dollars and Sense," by behavioral economist Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler explains that people tend to approach money irrationally.</b>• <b><br>But to build wealth, we have to out-think our emotions.</b>• <b><br>To do it, we have to be aware of psychological pitfalls</b> …

Wealth

We enjoy independent thought, they suffer from ‘groupthink’

How the term ‘groupthink’ is a classic example of a rhetorical intervention designed to shut down argument before it even starts<p>There is an intellectual plague spreading among us, and only a few heroic souls are able to spot it. It is called groupthink, and it is everywhere. We are routinely told …

Scientific Research

Is Behavioral Economics Good Economics?

By: Frank Shostak <br>Recently, a relatively new economics called Behavioral Economics (BE) has started to gain popularity. Its practitioners such as …

Conservative View

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, What Grosses Out a Chimp?, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Exposure to biological contaminants, such as feces and blood, through smell, sight and touch influence feeding choices in chimpanzees, a new …

Neuroscience

What stops people making good decisions?

Young Daniel McFadden met a young lady named Beverlee and married her three months later. The two are happy together to this day. It’s no surprise …

How To Deal With A Passive-Aggressive Coworker

Resist the urge to be passive aggressive right back. Try one of these five methods instead.<p>We all know that person who uses sarcasm, snide remarks, and stalling tactics to vent their anger. It can seem childish and sometimes frustrating, but it can also be damaging to your career if the …

The Simple 4 Box Model That Skilled Entrepreneurs Use to Analyze Important Decisions

Skilled entrepreneurs learn how to separate decisions from outcomes and learn when they make a smart decision or just got lucky.<p>One of the hardest challenges entrepreneurs face is making decisions in the face of highly uncertain and risky situations. Often, these decisions can make or break a …

Self-improvement

How to Make Wiser Decisions

<b>“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” –</b> <b>Roy E. Disney</b>Think about the choices you made today. How many of them were the …

Management

Neuroeconomics

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Empiricism

Reverse Psychology & Relationships

When it comes to the dating and relationship world, men and women have one thing in common: they both use the same reverse psychology tricks, …

Relationships