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Is Your Impatience Costing You?


Presidential Column

Applying Psychology to Public Policy

Behavioral science is helping the British government save tens of millions of pounds. Guest Presidential Columnist David Halpern describes how the UK Cabinet-level office he heads is making that happen. ... More>


Register Online for the 2014 AAAS Meeting in Chicago

Registration for the 2014 AAAS Meeting, to be held February 13–17, 2014, in Chicago, is now open. Online press registration is available until January 22, 2014. The conference will include […]... More>


How We Really Make Decisions

For centuries, philosophers, economists, and social scientists assumed that human beings are generally rational. Daniel Kahneman upended that assumption with findings that continue to reverberate through several scientific disciplines and […]... More>