The history of money is a history of convenience, and spending has never been easier than it is today.
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Your health and the health of the planet are not indistinguishable.
The key? Focus on flavor.
A new study explains why and how people choose to avoid information and when that strategy could be beneficial.
It's not just about the frequency of sex, according to researchers, but creating an environment where intimacy can organically grow.
When restaurants post calorie counts, does it help everyone? Research indicates that only the educated and rich may benefit, while the poor and obese will continue ordering cake.
Human irrationality is nothing new. But sometimes we get a fresh reminder that the human capacity for clear thinking is hampered by all kinds of stumbling blocks, and that our […]
Many Americans seem to hold on to a romanticized portrait of Columbus even when they are exposed to his dark side.
When you pay in advance, not only will the meal be more likely to feelfree once it rolls around, you’ll also get the additional benefit of enjoying the anticipation of the meal.
“When people have problems exercising self-control, restricting their choices can, in some cases, leave them more freedom to choose.”
We imagine our view of the world like a painting from the Realism movement – rife with detail and comprehensible – but the contents of our conscious mind are more […]
An aging man, a physician, learns he has Alzheimers. Determined to avoid the worst of it, he assembles a lethal collection of pills. As the next few years pass, the […]
Is a college education fundamentally an expensive insurance product that is purchased to avoid falling through the cracks in our society? If so, what can take its place?
The “endowment effect" explains our irrational tendency to overvalue something just because we own it.
Garrett Jones, guest-blogging for Megan McArdle, classifies memorable experience as a “consumer durable,” since the satisfaction lasts and lasts. Jones writes: People often shrink from driving to a distant, promising […]
Politics makes us stupid. This is one of my recurring themes. This is the principal reason I refuse to be a partisan or ideological team player. People call me libertarian […]
When searching for a mate online, singles are more likely to initiate contact with other online singles who are more attractive than themselves. When the market clears, so to speak, […]
I have theory, it is a personal theory not quite backed up by empirical evidence, that one of the reasons so many people are single is that they are poor […]