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Framing Time in Days, Not Years, Could Spur Action Toward Goals

Measuring time in days instead of months, or months instead of years, can make future events seem closer and thus more urgent, researchers find. ... More>

Q&A With PSPI Authors

Researchers answer questions about their recent PSPI report on evaluating educational apps. ... More>

Ambiguous Situations Make It Easier to Justify Ethical Transgressions

Findings from two experiments show that people are apt to cheat in favor of their self-interest but only when the situation is ambiguous enough to provide moral cover. ... More>

The Risks Associated With ‘Productivity Pills’ Outweigh the Benefits

A 60 Minutes story you will never forget