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Thinking of Time as Money Stifles ‘Green’ Behaviors

Researchers from the University of British Columbia find that people who are paid hourly, rather than salaried, are far less likely to recycle and engage in environmentally friendly behaviors. ... More>


The Seduction of a Sunny Day: How Weather Biases Car Buying Behavior

An analysis of 40 million car sales reveals the weather on the day of purchase can bias buyers towards choosing a car they may later regret. ... More>


Two Hormones Predict Negotiators’ Success

A new study finds that fluctuations in testosterone and cortisol can influence the social and economic outcomes of a negotiation. ... More>


Optimism for Technology May Bias Financial Decisions

New research suggests that people implicitly associate technology with the notion of success, potentially influencing how individuals and businesses make major financial decisions. ... More>


One Company’s New Minimum Wage: $70,000 a Year