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At What Age Does Hard Work Add a Shine to Lousy Prizes?

Putting in a lot of effort to earn a reward makes unappealing prizes more attractive to kindergarteners, but not to preschoolers, new findings show. ... More>

How to Go From Evaluation to Inspiration

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>

Observer Article

Research During Feast and Famine

With a background in developmental psychology and a variable research budget, APS Fellow Albert R. Hollenbeck has helped AARP in a variety of diet and health studies — including a project that revealed coffee’s role in longevity. ... More>

No Extra Credit for Delivering on Promises

Under-promise and over-deliver, so the advice often goes. But going above and beyond what you promised may not boost your reputation in the office, researchers find. ... More>