Social norms structure our lives and usually lead to good behavior. But the norm of reciprocity can also fuel corruption.
Cognitive Biases Stop Us From Donating Effectively
One reason why charitable donations sometimes do not make progress on important social problems is because cognitive biases drive many of our donation decisions.
TDL Brief: What’s next for polling?
The shock of the 2016 US presidential election left many people wary of trusting pre-election polls. Four years later, pollsters promised that this time around, they'd accounted for their past mistakes—only for many of their predictions to fall flat once again, particularly at the state and district levels. What gives?
TDL Brief: People Want to Be Outside Cities
From a lack of public green space to roads clogged up with cars, cities are failing to meet the needs of their citizens—and now, many of those citizens are leaving. TDL gathers some outside perspectives on how we can improve our cities going forward.