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Nobelist Daniel Kahneman on Behavioral Economics

Nobel Prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman addresses the Georgetown class of 2009 about the merits of behavioral economics.He deconstructs the assumption...
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Understanding the economic decisions of individuals. Why humans make the decisions they do?
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What Is Behavioral Economics? | Dan Ariely | Big Think

Duke professor Dan Ariely has little faith in human rationality.
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What Are The Economics Behind The Black Friday Sales? - Forbes

What Are The Economics Behind The Black Friday Sales? - Forbes | Behavioral economics | Scoop.it
What Are The Economics Behind The Black Friday Sales?
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I'll take a little more of an abstract take on this since I know some behavioral economics but am not a retail insider. Question 1: How do the stores actually make money on this?
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Edge Master Class 2008: A SHORT COURSE IN BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS—INTRODUCTION

Edge Master Class 2008: A SHORT COURSE IN BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS—INTRODUCTION | Behavioral economics | Scoop.it
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Barry Schwartz on the paradox of choice | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz's estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied.
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The Darwin Economy

Watch Professor Robert Frank as he argues that in the next century Charles Darwin will unseat Adam Smith as the intellectual founder of economics. Listen to ...
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Laurie Santos: A monkey economy as irrational as ours | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Laurie Santos looks for the roots of human irrationality by watching the way our primate relatives make decisions. A clever series of experiments in "monkeynomics" shows that some of the silly choices we make, monkeys make too.
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The Marketplace of Perceptions | Harvard Magazine Mar-Apr 2006

The Marketplace of Perceptions | Harvard Magazine Mar-Apr 2006 | Behavioral economics | Scoop.it

Behavioral economics explains why we procrastinate, buy, borrow, and grab chocolate on the spur of the moment..

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How neuroscience is transforming our understanding of economics.

How neuroscience is transforming our understanding of economics. | Behavioral economics | Scoop.it
Economics is at the start of a revolution that is traceable to an unexpected source: medical schools and their research facilities.

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The End of Rational Economics? | Paul Krugman | Big Think

The Nobel Prize winner says economics should move beyond the limits of 'rational self-interest.'...
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Nobelist Daniel Kahneman on Behavioral Economics

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Behavioral economics findings affect our decisions about money: Part 2 - Michigan State University Extension

Behavioral economics findings affect our decisions about money: Part 2 - Michigan State University Extension | Behavioral economics | Scoop.it
Behavioral economics findings affect our decisions about money: Part 2 Michigan State University Extension The first article observed the concept that the more a consumer understands the basis of their financial decision-making, the more they can...
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Income and Happiness: An Imperfect Link - New York Times

Income and Happiness: An Imperfect Link - New York Times | Behavioral economics | Scoop.it
Does money buy happiness? The debate is not just of philosophical interest; it also has important policy implications.
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Can we ever trust instinct?

Can we ever trust instinct? | Behavioral economics | Scoop.it
DANIEL KAHNEMAN is the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology Emeritus at Princeton University and Emeritus Professor of Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
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Mating Markets: The Bald and the Beautiful | Psychology Today

Mating Markets: The Bald and the Beautiful | Psychology Today | Behavioral economics | Scoop.it
When you shop for mating partners, you can’t always get what you want By Dario Maestripieri, Ph.D....
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Thinking, Fast and Slow: A New Way to Think About Thinking

Thinking, Fast and Slow: A New Way to Think About Thinking | Behavioral economics | Scoop.it
Beneath the biases of intuition, or how your experiencing self and your remembering self shape your life.
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Reason.tv: Evolutionary Psychologist Gad Saad on Consumerism, Sex, Advertising, and Human Nature - Hit & Run : Reason Magazine

Reason.tv: Evolutionary Psychologist Gad Saad on Consumerism, Sex, Advertising, and Human Nature - Hit & Run : Reason Magazine | Behavioral economics | Scoop.it
"The Ferrari is exactly the same in the human context," says evolutionary psychologist Gad Saad, "as the peacock's tail is on the peacock." Saad...
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Evolutionary Psychology: Bad Economy Means More Sex For Men

Evolutionary Psychology: Bad Economy Means More Sex For Men | Behavioral economics | Scoop.it
There may be a sexual upside to an economic downside; more sex.
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Darwin, the Market Whiz

Darwin, the Market Whiz | Behavioral economics | Scoop.it
When it comes to the concept of competition, Charles Darwin described economic reality far more accurately than Adam Smith, says Robert H. Frank in a new book.
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Alain de Botton: A kinder, gentler philosophy of success | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Alain de Botton examines our ideas of success and failure -- and questions the assumptions underlying these two judgments. Is success always earned? Is failure?
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Sheena Iyengar on the art of choosing | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Sheena Iyengar studies how we make choices -- and how we feel about the choices we make. At TEDGlobal, she talks about both trivial choices (Coke v.
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Malcolm Gladwell on spaghetti sauce | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry's pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce -- and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness.
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