The is more to consent than its legal definition. Understanding how people experience consent has important implications for a variety of social issues, including medical decisions and interactions with law enforcement.
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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 June 2022.
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Applied behavioral science is at a critical juncture. Our efforts at this stage will determine whether the field matures in a systematic and stable manner, or grows wildly and erratically.
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There is now a large body of empirical work that calls into question the traditional legal assumptions about how law shapes behavior.
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 May 2022.
Jane McGonigal designs simulations that transport people into possible futures to test our response to the threats, risks, and challenges we might face. And to help us feel less anxious, more creative, and helpful as we forge ahead.
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What if scientists allowed skeptics in the general public to look under the hood at how their studies were conducted? Could opening up help combat the epidemic of science skepticism?