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A new study on enhancing entrepreneurship in Uganda provides evidence that psychological interventions are a useful tool in the fight against global poverty. ... More>
Thoughts of death can have a strong, measurable—and often prosocial—impact on our decision making. ... More>
Whether it’s asking to borrow a cell phone or soliciting a charitable donation, social norms strongly favor saying “yes” over "no." ... More>
APS Fellow Valerie F. Reyna, Rebecca B. Weldon, and Michael McCormick, all of Cornell University, describe how fuzzy-trace theory may provide suggestions about altering adolescents’ tendency toward risky behavior. ... More>