New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on threat-related perceptual decision making, metacognitive myopia, learning one’s own genetic susceptibility to mental disorders, brain reward circuits, and much more.
Back Page: The Executive Whisperer
Constance Dierickx discusses her work as an advisor to boards and senior executives in high-stakes leadership situations and her experiences helping psychologists learn how to be consultants.
The Science of Starting Up
A burgeoning assortment of psychological scientists is studying the factors that distinguish successful entrepreneurs from those that falter. Their work is particularly salient amid today’s challenging economic climate.
Adversarial Collaboration: An EDGE Lecture by Daniel Kahneman
… My first experience of an adversarial collaboration was about 40 years ago. My wife, Anne Treisman, and I were studying a new paradigm involving apparent motion and priming. It’s a nice effect. There’s a lot of work
Similarities in Human and Chimpanzee Behavior Support Evolutionary Basis for Risk Taking
Research suggests that findings about human risk preferences also apply to risk-taking in chimpanzees, our closest evolutionary ancestor in the animal kingdom.
Want to Learn From Your Mistakes and Be More Successful? Science Says Avoid the Dreaded Ostrich Effect
I owned Blue Apron stock a few years ago. I’m unsure, but I think I purchased it at around $20 per share. (You’ll see why I’m unsure in a moment.) Since I owned it in