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the rational, emotional and social influences on economic decision-making
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Twitter Analysis As an Intelligence Tool in Libyan Engagement - Huffington Post (blog)

Twitter Analysis As an Intelligence Tool in Libyan Engagement - Huffington Post (blog) | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Twitter Analysis As an Intelligence Tool in Libyan EngagementHuffington Post (blog)For our open source analysis, we chose thirty Libya-based Twitter users and collected the past three months of their tweets using a local instance of the Recorded...
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Human nature is back

Human nature is back | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
This Prospect article by the RSA's Matthew Taylor reviews an impressive amount of socially relevant psychology research.
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Not omnipotent, but a placebo: A review of Martin D. Jaffe, The Primal Instinct: How Biological Security Motivates Behavior, Promotes Morality, Determines Authority, and Explains Our Search for a God.

By Petroff, M.G., and Jonason, P.K....
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Do Music Lessons Make for Smarter Kids? - LA Weekly (blog)

Do Music Lessons Make for Smarter Kids? - LA Weekly (blog) | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Do Music Lessons Make for Smarter Kids?LA Weekly (blog)The most recent issue of the peer-reviewed psychology journal "Advances in Cognitive Psychology" contains a study examining the link between intelligence and music.
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Children's risky play from an evolutionary perspective: The anti-phobic effects of thrilling experiences

By Sandseter, E.B.H., and Kennair, L.E.O.
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The Social Animal: a Story of How Success Happens - New Statesman

The Social Animal: a Story of How Success Happens - New Statesman | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
New StatesmanThe Social Animal: a Story of How Success HappensNew StatesmanIt is a readable presentation of research findings from the fields of behavioural and cognitive psychology, as well as neuroscience, and also a guide to how to become a...
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Retailing public goods: The economics of corporate social responsibility | miatut.com | your book it's here

Retailing public goods: The economics of corporate social responsibility (Retailing public goods: The economics of corporate social responsibility: This paper explores the feasibility and… http://goo.gl/fb/KBda9...)...
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Social media is forming your opinions, pottermore.com, fake followers - CJAD (blog)

Social media is forming your opinions, pottermore.com, fake followers - CJAD (blog) | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Social media is forming your opinions, pottermore.com, fake followersCJAD (blog)Social media is forming your opinions - As marketers struggle to define the value of social media to their brands, Knowledge Networks findings demonstrate that...
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A dose of female intelligence

A dose of female intelligence | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Harvard Business Review interviews a research team who have found that increasing the number of women in a team raises group intelligence.
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Dunning–Kruger effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dunning - Kruger effect http://t.co/TJ41nX1 is about paradoxical defects in cognitive ability, in oneself and others.
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Data is the new platform, and social is the intelligence

Data is the new platform, and social is the intelligence | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
The days of viewing everything in the cloud through an application lens is nearing its end.
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The Gamification of Air Travel

The Gamification of Air Travel | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Commercial airlines continue to astonish the traveling public with an ever-increasing array of new ways to charge extra fees.  The newest scheme is to charge 5 dollars to have a customer service agent print your boarding pass.  You...
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Sexy Headlines & Skimpy Science: 'Why Women Shouldn't Pick Attractive Husbands' Needs a Second Look

Sexy Headlines & Skimpy Science: 'Why Women Shouldn't Pick Attractive Husbands' Needs a Second Look | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Vicky Larson's piece, which draws on a slim range of research, misrepresents many of the research findings she claims to use.
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Path towards green economy

Path towards green economy | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
The green economy offers a bridge towards sustainable development. For many developing countries, however, combating poverty and the lack of basic human needs remain a priority.
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Conceptualizing the autism spectrum in terms of natural selection and behavioral ecology: The solitary forager hypothesis

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Is the social brain theory applicable to human individual differences? Relationship between sociability personality dimension and brain size

By Horváth, K., Martos, J., Mihalik, B., and Bódizs, R.
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The Filter Bubble - A.V. Club DC

The Filter Bubble - A.V. Club DC | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
A.V. Club DCThe Filter BubbleA.V. Club DCPariser isn't simply a disgruntled anti-capitalist, though—he lays out the societal and cognitive reasons this particular form of personalization is threatening, using anecdotes, data, philosophy, and...
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The World's Best Behavioral Economics Reading List

The World's Best Behavioral Economics Reading List | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Drop everything and start reading.(If you are looking for the best books on behaviorial economics, look no futher.)...
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Why more wealth can benefit everyone - Financial News

Why more wealth can benefit everyone - Financial News | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Why more wealth can benefit everyoneFinancial NewsBut what social value does growing wealth among a small percentage of the global population add? Plenty, according to the report's authors.
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A Thought-Provoking Question on Professional Memberships

A Thought-Provoking Question on Professional Memberships | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
With the proliferation of social media, primarily LinkedIn Groups, Twitter and Facebook, is membership in professional associations becoming less relevant?
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Added Value – Source » Our new study finds that content-rich sites, not social networks, are the hot ticket for brands marketing to women

Added Value – Source » Our new study finds that content-rich sites, not social networks, are the hot ticket for brands marketing to women | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
@denniskoshy haha sorry. Still quite the Twitter retard. Was gunning for something else.
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Is This Simply Behavioural Economics or is Trust the Issue, or Both? - Dawna MacLean Consulting

Is This Simply Behavioural Economics or is Trust the Issue, or Both? - Dawna MacLean Consulting | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
When meaningful change is needed (Is This Simply Behavioral Economics or is Trust the Issue, or Both?
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Research Says Sixth Sense Is Real

Research Says Sixth Sense Is Real | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Humans may have an internal compass that can get them from one place to another without the help of external navigational devices.
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Ogilvy to Host Harvard Behavioral Economics Expert on June 29 to Discuss What Drives Human Behavior | Social Marketing exChange

Ogilvy to Host Harvard Behavioral Economics Expert on June 29 to Discuss What Drives Human Behavior | Social Marketing exChange | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
.@juniageisler previews next week's Ogilvy Exchange on #behavioraleconomics: http://t.co/Ce2NdOn...
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