The Decision Lab sits down with Dr. Patricia Cummings to discuss the power of behavioral science to address antibiotic overprescription.
Phantasy: The Unconscious Process Behind Financial Instability
Selim Aren has pioneered a niche field between experimental psychology and finance to understand perennial financial instability. We reached out to learn more about it and its future applications.
High-Potential Programs Can Help Some Employees And Hurt Others. Here’s How We Can Design A Fairer System
High-potential programs can make some employees feel like second-class citizens. Here’s how to make sure your high potential program is fair, motivating, and inclusive.
Five Ways To Design A Better Job For Yourself In The Age Of Automation
Computers might win at chess, but humans can win at work even after automation increases exponentially. Using job design, we can craft jobs that are more skilled and motivating, making the future of work less robotic and more human.
Turning Empathy Into Innovative Solutions During COVID-19
Now that the world is at a standstill, we are in the perfect position to drive change. Feelings brought on by physical distancing measures, such as loneliness and isolation, have given us the opportunity to practice empathy. How can we use that empathy to actively improve the lives of those around us?
Fitting The Behavioral Science Piece In The Organizational Puzzle
Behavioral science is growing quickly as a field. But there's always the question about how it can be practically applied within an organization. In this article, a behavioral scientist explores the world of tech products to understand where the subject can add value and how it can be used most effectively.
Don’t Ask If Your Job Will Be Automated. Ask These Questions Instead.
Will artificial intelligence really take away our jobs? The impact of artificial intelligence on job automation won't be all or nothing. We need to start asking better questions about which of our tasks will get automated, what will fill their places, and what opportunities are lost when we get rid of repetitive work.