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WSJ. Magazine February 2015: The Columnists


People Value Resources More Consistently When They Are Scarce

We're often economically irrational when choosing how to spend resources like money and time but scarcity can convert us into rational decision makers. ... More>


Worst coaching call ever? Hindsight bias and the Super Bowl


The Sound of Intellect

Richard Nelson Bolles, a former Episcopal pastor, decided to self-publish his advice for job hunters in 1970, in the midst of a tough job market for newly-minted college graduates. The […]... More>


Observation

Why People Go on Dates They Know Won’t Work Out

How could kindness and compassion ever clash with the romantic essence of Valentine’s Day? According to a recent study published in Psychological Science, it may be the very desire to […]... More>