Does Financial Insecurity Lead to More Physical Pain?
Scientific American: A research team led by public policy Professor Eileen Chou at the University of Virginia hypothesized that the confluence of these two trends – greater economic uncertainty and more physical pain – may
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.
The Link Between Income Inequality and Physical Pain
Harvard Business Review: The United States is in a pain crisis. The use of pain killers increased by 50% from 2006 to 2012 and one recent estimate put the cost of physical pain on the
The Kryptonite of Smart Decisions? Overconfidence
Research shows that people in general are overconfident, but entrepreneurs appear to be particularly prone to cockiness. About half of new companies fail within five years, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Despite
In this economy, many do feel the burn
The Boston Globe: SUPPORTERS OF Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are seemingly concerned with economic insecurity (whether caused by Wall Street, trade, or immigration). But if new research is correct, then you should be nice
Experiencing Financial Stress May Lead to Physical Pain
People who feel that their financial outlook is shaky may actually experience more physical pain than those who feel financially secure, a psychological study suggests.