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Curiosity Leads Us to Seek Out Unpleasant, Even Painful, Outcomes

Curiosity is a powerful motivator--so powerful that it can lead us to choose potentially painful and unpleasant outcomes with no apparent benefits, even when we could avoid these outcomes altogether. ... More>


The secrets the world’s top experts use to make really good predictions


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring how opportunity costs influence preferences and the impact of context-based expectations on speech perception. ... 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>