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Experience Buying and Selling Reduces Financially Costly Biases

When participants practiced trading items on eBay, they became less prone to certain economic biases and showed changes in brain areas linked to loss aversion. ... More>


Cooperation, Fast and Slow

A recent meta-analysis reveals that quick, intuitive decisions based on gut instinct lead to higher rates of cooperation. ... More>


Why It’s So Hard to Shake a Bad First Impression

New research shows that it takes relatively little evidence to convince us of someone’s moral decline, and substantially more evidence to convince us of their moral improvement. ... More>


Superforecasters: The Art of Accurate Predictions

By studying individuals with exceptional forecasting abilities, researchers are able to pinpoint skills and techniques that can help anyone improve their decision-making accuracy. ... More>


Some Advice on Advice: Timing Matters

Timing has a strong influence on whether people will follow advice, as well as the accuracy of their final judgments. ... More>