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Seven Ways to Trick Yourself Into Making Sound Financial Choices
  • Mar 2 2021
  • Published in: Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions, And More!

We spend too much and don’t save enough. We pay interest on…

Aline Holzwarth PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT

Way to Go Durham
  • Mar 1 2021
  • Published in: Tools of Change
  • Keywords: Government, Transportation

This case study covers the formative research and pilot testing of the…

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Behavioral Design 2021
  • Feb 26 2021
  • Published in: Medium
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions, And More!

2020 brought with it a newfound appreciation for the complexity of human…

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How The Pandemic Flipped The Default In Healthcare
  • Feb 23 2021
  • Published in: Forbes
  • Keywords: Health

The coronavirus pandemic has upended our lives in so many ways. And…

Aline Holzwarth PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT

Almost No One Saves for College. Can New 529 Apps Help?
  • Feb 19 2021
  • Published in: Money
  • Keywords: Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

The use of social norms are especially motivational in cases where we…

Margaret Bolton SENIOR BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

North Carolina Leverages State Research Capacity to Improve Government Performance
  • Feb 18 2021
  • Published in: Pew
  • Keywords: Government, Taxes and Fiscal Policy

For example, behavioral science experts from the Center for Advanced Hindsight at…

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How To Actually Hire For Diversity
  • Feb 18 2021
  • Published in: Forbes
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions, And More!

You’re likely already familiar with the benefits of a diverse workforce —…

Aline Holzwarth PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT

Remote Work Is (Mostly) Here To Stay
  • Feb 16 2021
  • Published in: Forbes
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions, And More!

Working from home is far from a new invention, but it took…

Aline Holzwarth PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT

Equity In The Workplace Requires Equity In Caregiving
  • Feb 2 2021
  • Published in: Forbes
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions, And More!

When actor Colin Farrell’s son was diagnosed with the rare genetic disorder…

Aline Holzwarth PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT

What To Do If You’ve Depleted Your Savings Over the Last Year
  • Feb 1 2021
  • Published in: Bankrate
  • Keywords: Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

“Commit to yourself ahead of time — before that money hits your…

Amanda Utevsky SENIOR BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

Bias Is Built Into Our Brains. But There’s Still Hope.
  • Jan 18 2021
  • Published in: Forbes
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions, And More!

Human beings are simplifiers. We are cognitive misers, exerting the least amount…

Aline Holzwarth PRINCIPAL, CENTER FOR ADVANCED HINDSIGHT