The Research Lead is a monthly digest connecting you to noteworthy academic and applied research from around the behavioral sciences. Here are our picks for February 2020.
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ByThe Washington Post
This #BehavioralValentines, we are psyched to be yours.
It’s little wonder that people would believe that higher taxes would make them feel bad. But this is a cognitive error, pure and simple.
Exploring the emerging research that suggests the birth control pill could be influencing who women choose as their mates.
Humans are remarkably sensitive to how we bundle and divide tasks and choices. We can use that quirk to help realize our aspirations.
When I touted the benefits of gratitude, I had a worry lurking in the back of my mind that I couldn’t shake. Was I setting people up to be suckers?
New research reveals how immigrants are making the economy hum. Far from taking jobs, immigrants are creating them.
The Research Lead is a monthly digest connecting you to noteworthy academic and applied research from around the behavioral sciences.
In his latest book, David Shariatmadari explores how the language we speak impacts the way we see the world, and our behavior in it.