For many of us, quarantine and social distancing measures have brought the strange sense that our perception of time is "off." Hours seem to snail by, but weeks disappear in the blink of an eye. Jeremy Koloski explains why the passage of time is so distorted in the age of COVID-19.
TDL Report: 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.
Why Gender Bias Persists, and How Behavioral Science Can Help Us Overcome It
Even though many countries have made strides in the quest for gender equality, there's still a long way to go. What can behavioral science tell us about why gender bias exists, and how can it help us combat sexism?
The Practitioners Know Best: Understanding How Well Nudges Really Work
The Decision Lab sits down with Elizabeth Linos and Stefano DellaVigna to discuss their work on behavioral economics and policy making.
Is It a Hoax?: Tackling Conspiracy Theories Amid COVID-19
Conspiracy theories pose a threat during a pandemic. Social and behavioral sciences emerge to dismantle them and align people’s conduct with public health recommendations.
How To Motivate Volunteers With Behavioral Science
Volunteering is often thought as the ultimate act of altruism. Yet there is some evidence that volunteering has many benefits for the mental and physical health of the person who is volunteering their time and energy. Learn more in this discussion between Jayden Rae and Julian Hazell.