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Confidence Spills Over Across Unrelated Decisions

New research on metacognition, or “thinking about thinking,” could help to explain why people are often overconfident in their performance on perceptual or memory tasks. ... More>

The winning Cubs and the psychology of ‘we’

Dishonesty Only Provides Short-Term Benefits

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For Farmers, a Little Letter Leads to a Little Money

The US Department of Agriculture is reaching out to farmers who are just starting out, run small farms, or are disadvantaged to encourage them to apply for its new loan program. ... More>

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Signature Honesty

Work by a team of psychological scientists demonstrated a cheap and effective way to cut down on errors and cheating among vendors working for the US federal government. ... More>