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Why Driving Lessons Should Go Green

A promising new study shows that a little eco-driving training for bus drivers may go a long way towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions. ... More>


Even Small Children Are Less Helpful after Touching Money


Ariely Packs Address With Jokes, Anecdotes, and Lots of Science

True to form, Dan Ariely packed his Fred Kavli Keynote Address with plenty of jokes and humorous anecdotes in the opening night of the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago. […]... More>


Don’t Delay! Impatient People are Also the Worst Procrastinators

Across a series of experiments, impatient people were more likely to put things off - even when it meant a financial penalty. ... More>


Why We Think We’re Better Investors Than We Are