The infamous problem even professors and mathematicians got wrong comes down to one unintuitive inference—in the Monty Hall problem, Monty Hall is God.
What distinguishes a random collection of people on a subway from a meaningful psychological group? Research on inter-brain coupling suggests that when people collectively focus and coordinate action, shared identity springs to life.
Five Takeaways from Our Conversation with Richard Thaler about the Past, Present, and Future of Nudge
Richard Thaler corrects the record on organ donation, reveals why he wished the original subtitle included the phrase “choice architecture,” his thoughts on replication in behavioral economics, and what advice he’d give organizations looking to apply behavioral science.
While nudges and boosts can look similar in practice, their theoretical distinctions are important and useful for those building interventions.
There is plenty of advice on how to gain influence you don’t have. Here’s how to harness the influence that’s already yours.