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Cooperation, Fast and Slow

A recent meta-analysis reveals that quick, intuitive decisions based on gut instinct lead to higher rates of cooperation. ... More>

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The Truth About Lying

He’s interviewed criminals, offered students bribes, and given research participants countless opportunities to cheat him. Dan Ariely shares his unique approach to studying the ways people engage in — and rationalize — dishonest behavior. Ariely’s Keynote Address was one of the many highlights of the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago, where more than 4,300 participants packed meeting rooms to partake of a menu including assorted workshops, talks, symposia, and special events. ... More>

Apply for Stanford University’s Residential Fellowship

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University is now accepting applications for residential fellowships for the 2017–2018 academic year. CASBS has hosted generations of […]... More>

Why Driving Lessons Should Go Green

A promising new study shows that a little eco-driving training for bus drivers may go a long way towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions. ... More>