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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>


Even Small Children Are Less Helpful after Touching Money


Don’t Delay! Impatient People are Also the Worst Procrastinators

Across a series of experiments, impatient people were more likely to put things off - even when it meant a financial penalty. ... More>


Why We Think We’re Better Investors Than We Are


Handling Money Appears to Sway Helpfulness

Priming with money may lead to more calculating and self-interested behavior, even in children as young as three years old. ... More>