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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 March 2020.
While some are heeding the advice of public health experts, not everyone is doing so. From spring breakers to governors, some feel the need to defy orders. This behavioral phenomenon could help explain why.
ByThe New York Times
ByNPR: Planet Money
ByThe Washington Post
We need to act fast. Americans who rely on hourly wages and tips are already facing restrictions on their ability to earn an income.
Here we will curate selected articles that help shed light on the behavioral features of the coronavirus pandemic. It will be updated regularly.
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An open letter signed by hundreds of behavioural scientists from across the U.K. calls into question the British government’s decision not to enact social distancing measures.
When everyone was telling teenagers to “just say no” to drugs and alcohol, a forward-thinking team in Iceland was figuring out what teenagers could say yes to. The results are nothing short of revolutionary.
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Applying behavioral science in one of the most diverse countries in the world is not easy. But the work offers lessons for behavioral scientists everywhere.
Economist Robert Frank used to believe that any individual action a person takes to reduce their carbon footprint would have a tiny, negligible impact on the planet. He’s changed his mind.