Learning Within Limits: How Curated Content Affects Education
The impact that this curation will have, through social media, trigger warnings, and other cues is a progressive and compounding narrow mindedness.
Get ’em While They’re Young: Why Children May Be Better Economists Than Economists
In economics, it is most often the thing right under our nose that goes unnoticed.
Precommitment and Procrastination: Behavioral Tools for Students
Behavioral insights can equip students with smarter studying strategies — aligning their daily habits with their long-term academic goals.
Nudging In Education: Guiding Principles
Behavioral nudges offer a powerful strategy for creating lasting educational improvement, especially among disadvantaged populations.
The Tale of Positive Psychology and Behavioural Economics
This article seeks to make salient the impact of positive psychology on behavioural economics, with relevance to education, healthcare, and everyday optimal living.
Does Improving Financial Literacy Lead To Better Decisions?
Financial decision making is a complex beast and a full understanding of it might require much more than familiarity.
Overcoming The Allure Of Fake News
Many have claimed after this election that we now live in a post-truth society. Yet like many fake news stories, that narrative is, at best, incomplete.
Why Don’t We Save Enough for Our Retirement?
In this post, we explore three behaviourally influenced reasons for why people do not save enough for retirement.
Can We Design An Environment That Facilitates Honesty?
Recent research on visual perception suggested to us that it may be possible that visual disorder could play a role in rule-breaking and honesty.
Teaching Self-Driving Cars To Make Ethical Decisions
A child suddenly dashing into the road, forcing the self-driving car to choose between hitting the child or swerving into an oncoming van. What to do?