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Some Types of Fables May Be Better at Teaching Kids Not to Lie


Group Identity Emphasized More by Those Who Just Make the Cut

Marginal members of a high-status or well-esteemed group tend to emphasize their group membership more than those who are squarely entrenched in the group. ... More>


Anticipating Experience-Based Purchases More Enjoyable Than Material Ones

We're told to focus discretionary spending on trips over TVs, since experiences typically bring greater enjoyment than do material goods. This enjoyment may begin before we even buy, researchers find. ... More>