Psychologists have long wondered whether religion makes us more or less moral. The answer is more complicated than it might seem.
How do you change behavior when the stakes are high and rewards uncertain? For a group fostering sustainable farming in Colombia, the key was understanding who was resistant and why, then tapping into social proof and social pressure at the right times.
In his latest book, “Think Again”, Adam Grant investigates why we struggle to update our ideas and opinions and how we can get better at it.
A new set of online games holds promise for helping identify and prevent harmful misinformation from going viral.
Behavioral science and design both try to solve problems and imagine new possibilities. Though the fields are intersecting more and more, we’ve only just scratched the surface.
Our inner voice functions well much of the time, but it can also lead to chatter—the cyclical negative thoughts and emotions that turn introspection into a curse. Here are strategies for breaking that cycle, both in yourself and when supporting others.
Dating in the twenty-first century isn’t easy. Logan Ury, head of relationship science at Hinge, is here to help. She’s written a new book on how behavioral science can help you find and keep love.