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Why Sports Wins and Sunshine May Lead You to Gamble

The fact that your favorite sports team unexpectedly won yesterday won’t improve your chances of winning the lottery and yet it might increase the likelihood that you’ll buy a ticket. ... More>


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Fuzzy Thinking Gives Adolescents a Clearer View of Risk

APS Fellow Valerie F. Reyna, Rebecca B. Weldon, and Michael McCormick, all of Cornell University, describe how fuzzy-trace theory may provide suggestions about altering adolescents’ tendency toward risky behavior. ... More>