What would summer be without a good reading list? A list of our favorite behavioral science reads from 2020 so far.
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ByHarvard Business Review
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 June 2020.
Believing that you are better than others has powerful implications. But do you actually know that you’re better?
We do not have to wait to fully understand the racism problem before we begin to think about what an authentically inclusive solution could look like.
The co-founders of an organization to get more Black women into economics explain how we all lose without their perspectives.
We are reluctant to tell people how to live their lives, except insofar as individual decisions affect the lives of others. We can learn a valuable lesson for the present moment from the examples of smoking and drunk driving.
How can the private sector harness behavioral science to help their customers, employees, and society? It starts with helping them find the right opportunities.
A more nuanced understanding of empathy could help convert a short-term reaction into long-term change.
We typically try to avoid boredom. But in trying to outrun boredom, we risk failing to heed its call.