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Best-Laid Plans of Potential Donors: Bridging the Intention-Behavior Gap

If we were to reflect on how much we donated in the past, some of us would admit that we could have given more.  At the same time we might claim that we intended…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology, World, Motivation   /   JUNE 29 2018

B.E. For Dogs: Peak-End Rule

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   /   JUNE 15 2018

Is Money an Effective Health Incentive?

By Ruth Shach and Lynn Zhao This post originally appeared on the Envolve PeopleCare Blog We’ve all heard the phrase, “Everyone has a price.” But paying someone to do what we want doesn’t always work….

Health, Medical Decision-Making   /   MAY 25 2018