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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>


In this economy, many do feel the burn


Experiencing Financial Stress May Lead to Physical Pain

People who feel that their financial outlook is shaky may actually experience more physical pain than those who feel financially secure. ... More>


Showcasing Psychological Science: A Conference for High School Students and Teachers

College faculty came together to create a conference showcasing psychological science and pedagogy for high school students and teachers in Indiana. ... More>


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World Bank Puts Psychological Science on World Stage

The World Bank announced a new behavioral science initiative intended to integrate psychological science into the field of international development. ... More>