If you need advice on how to pick the next NFL legend, help avoiding the siren song of a 40 percent off “sale,” or a gentle reminder that you don’t know nearly as much as you think you do, look no further than our five most popular articles of 2018 (so far). There’s all that and more. Find a place to curl up and catch up on the articles Behavioral Scientist readers like you have enjoyed and shared the most.
By Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler
As H. L. Mencken once said, “No one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.”
By Tenelle Porter
We might all be a bit better off by learning to say “I disagree with myself” every now and then.
By Cade Massey
If there is one consistent yet underappreciated principle for making good hires, it’s that process beats technology.
By Christoph Riedl and Anita Williams Woolley
Can remote teams achieve the productivity of the office and still allow the convenience of working from home?
By Koen Smets
Is a preoccupation with biases hindering behavioral economics?
By Jason Collins
Is our reluctance to have our decisions and actions replaced by automated systems warranted?