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 November 2022.
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While important in the short term, the power of the market and technology alone will not save us in the long term. In the long term, we will have to change the way we think.
When should you hold ’em and when should you fold ’em? Use this set of decision-making tools to help you identify when it’s time to move on and find the courage to do so.
ByThe New Yorker
ByThe Washington Post
The elimination of student debt made headlines this year, but there was another less conspicuous change to the way millions of students pay for college that could have a big impact on college access and affordability.
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 October 2022.
A deeper understanding of what algorithms do and how they’re being deployed can save us from the whiplash between reverence and resignation.
A new book explores why corporate diversity trainings have endured despite the evidence they aren’t effective, and what does work to make progress on diversity, equity, and inclusion inside organizations.
In 2019, a harsh immigration policy deterred many immigrants from applying for the public assistance they needed. A revamped rule aims to right that wrong.
Feeling uncertain about whether you belong is normal. But for some, the uncertainty persists longer than others. A duo of psychologists designed an intervention to change that.
A new study featuring more than 7,000 participants from six countries found that choice deprivation—a feeling of not having enough to choose from—not choice overload is the most common consumer experience.
What I learned about emotions when I traded Amsterdam for Ann Arbor.