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‘I Shall Wear The Bottoms of My Trousers Rolled’


Opferzahl bei Katastrophen bestimmt Spendenhöhe (Number of victims of disasters determine donations)


The Problem with Death Tolls


Disaster Relief Donations Track Number of People Killed, Not Survivors

People pay more attention to the number of people killed in a natural disaster than to the number of survivors when deciding how much money to donate to relief efforts. ... More>


Mindfulness and loss: The past is the past

Imagine this scenario. You’ve purchased tickets for an outdoor music festival, featuring several of your favorite bands. The tickets are pricey—$400—but it will be an experience to remember. Then, on […]... More>