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October 18, 2021

The Science Behind Chore Wheels: Do They Work and Why?

Guest Post from Shea Fallick and Anoosha Kumar at PadSplit When you live by yourself, there’s only one person to do the chores. You are taking out the trash. You are doing the dishes. You are vacuuming. When you…
October 12, 2021

A collection of research on Language Learning

The Science Behind the Science of Change: Duolingo The Science of Change is a new podcast hosted by behavioral scientist and co-founder of Irrational Labs, Kristen Berman. On this show,…
October 4, 2021

A collection of research on Exercise & Habits

The Science Behind the Science of Change The Science of Change is a new podcast hosted by behavioral scientist and co-founder of Irrational Labs, Kristen Berman. On this show, Kristen…
August 30, 2021

Papers We’re Reading (Week 14)

Timeliness, norms, and mental models, oh my! Summaries by Allison White According to a 2019 survey, about a third of American adults ages 25-73 (32%) didn’t plan to get a…
August 16, 2021

Papers We’re Reading (Week 13)

It’s not easy being green… until you make it the default. by Allison White Gas? Hybrid? Electric? I'm in the market for a new car, so I've been thinking…
August 2, 2021

Papers We’re Reading (Week 12)

Fact or fiction? Increasing discernment around misinformation by Allison White If you've ever used social media, you've probably encountered misinformation. It's a widespread problem with serious consequences. Recent research has…
July 19, 2021

Papers We’re Reading: Week 11

Papers We’re Reading: Week 11 Would you be happier with 2nd or 3rd place? When does a competitor become a rival? And how do the supportive feelings you had for…
July 6, 2021

Papers We’re Reading (Week 10)

Summaries this week by Asaf Mazar Working out is one of the best steps we could take for our mind and body. Regular exercise can dramatically improve heart health, help…
June 22, 2021

Papers We’re Reading (Week 9)

Summaries this week by Bhavya Mohan This week is all about transparency: how to build it, how it affects consumer behavior, and its potential benefits (and downsides). Notably, the papers…
June 7, 2021

Papers We’re Reading (Week 8)

Summaries this week by Celia Fidalgo They Probably Liked You More Than You Think Have you ever met someone you liked and you enjoyed speaking with, but felt you…

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