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Investigating Social Contagion With Digital Tools

Accumulating research provides evidence for a provocative idea that certain behaviors — such as smoking and eating habits — are contagious. Data suggest that we’re influenced not only by the behavior of our friends, family, and acquaintances, but also by the behavior of the people they know, and so on. How do these behaviors diffuse through a series of social connections? ... More>


A New Way to Beat the Market: Invest in Workplace Wellness

Companies that utilized effective health promotion practices produced more than double the stock returns of the S&P 500 Index, according to a new study. ... More>


We’ve Got Resolutions All Wrong


Changing the Climate on Climate Change

Researchers draw on psychological science to provide five actionable strategies for improving public policy and decision making on climate change. ... More>