The more we have on our minds the harder it becomes to do less. But there’s hope.
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Economist Elinor Ostrom believed in the power of economics to “bring out the best in humans.” The way to do it, she thought, was to help them build community.
Take a moment to dive into the pieces your fellow behavioral science enthusiasts read most this year.
The Research Lead is a monthly digest connecting you to noteworthy academic and applied research from around the behavioral sciences. Here are our highlights from 2022.
In The Power of Regret, author Daniel Pink offers readers a glimpse into the psychology of those moments that we often wish we had back.
More and more students feel isolated and that they don’t belong in college, a trend fueled by the pandemic era move to remote learning. But while technology has been part of the problem, it can also be part of the solution.
Our list of noteworthy behavioral science books published in 2022.
In their book, Streets of Gold, Ran Abramitzky and Leah Boustan use big data to trace the stories of immigrants to the United States. Their findings are a call to revise many popular beliefs about U.S. immigration.
The question that has been strenuously debated is whether slavery, integral to commerce during colonial times, was also central to the acceleration of national economic growth during the first half of the nineteenth century.