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B.E. For Dogs: Halo Effect

B.E. for Dogs is a bi-weekly comic series that will examine concepts in behavioral economics from the perspective of our canine companions. Look out for new comics every other week! The series is created by Matt Trower, Catherine…

BE For Dogs   /   MARCH 16 2018

Two Compelling Reasons (Among Many) to Get a Flu Shot This Year

Be a little selfish and treat yourself to a vaccination If your office is like ours, someone is out with the flu. And yet, we all got vaccinated! We diligently trooped downstairs, rolled up…

Health, Health Management, Medical Decision-Making   /   MARCH 15 2018

Twitter-vention: What Behavioral Science Says About Impulse Tweeting

Are you too impulsive for your own good? Do you frequently find yourself angrily tweeting at 2am, posting things you later regret enough to erase? You may want to log out of Twitter and…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology, Technology, Self-Control   /   MARCH 9 2018