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Gordon Gekko on Handling Other People’s Money

When we entrust our money to someone else, they tend to not handle it as carefully as they would their own. Buyer beware for companies that outsource or hire consultants. ... More>


The Gift-Giving Mistake Not to Make


Visual Aids Can Help People Better Understand Health Risks

Risk information is often difficult to understand, but research shows that transparent visual aids can help patients to make sound decisions about medical treatments, screenings, and lifestyle choices. ... More>


Spooky Judgments: How Agents Think About Danger

We are watching Big Brother watching us. Whatever one thinks of Edward Snowden, hero or traitor or something in between, his revelations about sweeping NSA surveillance have gotten America’s attention. […]... More>


He’s Just Not That Into Me: Rejection Influences Women’s Risky Sexual Decision Making

Given the significant consequences involved in women’s choices to have unprotected sex, empirical research designed to understand the in-the-moment factors influencing women’s risky sexual decision-making has become crucial. For the […]... More>