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Capture Attention for Your Cause: Behavioral Triggers for Giving

By Jessica Cox, Giving Docs, 2017 Startup Lab  Despite popular science publications making it common knowledge that giving makes us happier (1), giving is the exception, not the norm. This infrequent donation behavior was…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology   /   MAY 16 2018

Why Do We Waste so Much Food?

Cleaning out my refrigerator this week was not pretty.  I found moldy leftovers, celery that had lost its snap, and cucumbers starting to liquify. Not only was it gross, but I felt really guilty…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology, Eating   /   MAY 10 2018

B.E. For Dogs: Hindsight Bias

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   /   MAY 2 2018