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Why We Think We’re Better Investors Than We Are

Handling Money Appears to Sway Helpfulness

Priming with money may lead to more calculating and self-interested behavior, even in children as young as three years old. ... More>

The Kryptonite of Smart Decisions? Overconfidence

A common human bias towards overconfidence on easy tasks may help explain why entrepreneurs make bad decisions when opening new businesses. ... More>

The Rich Can Learn From the Poor About How to Be Frugal

How Winning Leads to Cheating