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The Corrupting Influence of Corruption Research Nathan M. Jensen

Saturday, June 16, 2012
Category: Behavior

From pages.wustl.edu

One response is to try to help shield respondents from any potential repercussions from answering honestly. One practical way to achieve this is to give respondents a coin and have them flip it without showing the enumerator.

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The Science of ‘Gaydar’ - NYTimes.com

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Category: Behavior

From www.nytimes.com

Can we really detect others’ sexual orientation from mere observation? Absolutely.

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Online Courses Can Offer Easy A′s via High-Tech Cheating - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Category: Behavior

From chronicle.com

Although the syllabus clearly forbids academic dishonesty, Mr. Smith argues that the university has put so little into the security of the course that it can′t be very serious about whether the online students are learning anything.

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Firing Aversion: A Cross-Cultural Study, Bryan Caplan EconLog Library of Economics and Liberty

Monday, June 11, 2012
Category: Behavior

From econlog.econlib.org

The scenario gives the managers a great excuse to fire on the basis of profitability alone. But most don′t. Instead, they act like normal human beings. They consider the effect on the welfare of the worker as well as the profitability of the company.

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Interview with Daniel Kahneman on the Pitfalls of Intuition and Memory - SPIEGEL ONLINE

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Sunday, June 10, 2012
Category: Behavior

From www.spiegel.de

Psychologists distinguish between a "System 1" and a "System 2," which control our actions. System 1 represents what we may call intuition. It tirelessly provides us with quick impressions, intentions and feelings.

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What are the 3 steps for getting people to pay attention? Hello? HELLO? - Barking up the wrong tree

Sunday, June 10, 2012
Category: Behavior

From www.bakadesuyo.com

If you start your presentation with the opposite of what they believe, they may turn you off right away.

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For an Isolated Tribe, Time Follows the Terrain, and the Future is Uphill 80beats Discover Magazine

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Category: Behavior

From blogs.discovermagazine.com

wherever they were, the Yupno tended to gesture downhill, towards the mouth of a particular river, when talking about the past, and uphill, towards the river’s source, when referencing the future.

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Noise and Signal — Nassim Taleb Farnam Street

Monday, June 4, 2012
Category: Behavior

From www.farnamstreetblog.com

Access to data increases intervention — as with neuroticism.

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Why Humans Are Crazy for Crispy - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Thursday, May 31, 2012
Category: Behavior

From chronicle.com

In The Babbo Cookbook, the celebrity chef and restaurateur Mario Batali wrote, "The single word ′crispy′ sells more food than a barrage of adjectives.

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What Do Spoilers Spoil? - NYTimes.com

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Category: Behavior

From opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com

There is an upside to knowing plot twists in advance.

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