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On the Relationship Between Social Class and Prejudice

Studies suggested that prejudice is more prevalent among people from lower social classes. A new pattern explores why this pattern exists. ... More>


Gordon Gekko on Handling Other People’s Money

When we entrust our money to someone else, they tend to not handle it as carefully as they would their own. Buyer beware for companies that outsource or hire consultants. ... More>


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Kathleen Vohs Receives Anneliese Maier Research Award

APS Fellow Kathleen Vohs has received a 2014 Anneliese Maier Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for her work on self-regulatory processes. ... More>


Luxury Shopping, from the Other Side of the Register


Middle-age—The Sweet Spot for Fiscal Leadership

Many of the most influential financial decision makers in our society—from business to politics— happen to be those in middle-age. The average age of Fortune 500 chief executive officers and […]... More>