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Irrationality is predictable. We need to release "rational man" assumption.
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“Cuddle Hormone” Oxytocin Found to Increase with Use of Social Media | Health

“Cuddle Hormone” Oxytocin Found to Increase with Use of Social Media | Health | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
It seems startling, but a California scientist has made an interesting discovery about how we connect with our social circles. It seems the brain can’t tell the difference between ‘real’ social interaction like kissing, hugging, talking to someone...

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Robert Shiller on Behavioral Economics

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An interview with Robert Shiller on behavioral economics. Shiller talks about the flaws in elegant and simple models when it comes to dealing with complexity.
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Break. Make. Create: Your survival depends on it - Memeburn

Break. Make. Create: Your survival depends on it - Memeburn | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
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Break. Make. Create: Your survival depends on it Memeburn And behavioral economist Dan Ariely argued in his book Predictably Irrational that the many decisions made by us humans are not taken after extensive rational thought, but rather on...
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ON KAHNEMAN | Edge.org

ON KAHNEMAN | Edge.org | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
Interesting comment on Kahnemann's Ultimatum Game theory: Why
Rats Pay to Run but Humans Pay for Revenge
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From Putrefaction To Revolution In Spain - The Spain Report

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From Putrefaction To Revolution In Spain The Spain Report Mental health declines: there is increasing frustration, tension, division, disorder, and distress, so every form of irrationality flourishes.
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The Power of Empathy

"You can close your eyes, close your ears, close your minds, close your doors, close your frontiers. Or you can open your heart" -Stanley Cohen First Song: '...

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Shining a Light on Memory

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Using optogenetics, researchers have been able to inactivate and then reactivate memory in genetically engineered rats.
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'Becoming Freud: The Making of a Psychoanalyst,' by Adam Phillips - Tablet Magazine

'Becoming Freud: The Making of a Psychoanalyst,' by Adam Phillips Tablet Magazine Freud, who was always so wary of psychoanalysis being considered a “Jewish science,” of its seeming mystical, obscurantist (“oriental”) or indeed irrational—it was...
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Trust, morality -- and oxytocin?

Trust, morality -- and oxytocin? | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
What drives our desire to behave morally? Neuroeconomist Paul Zak shows why he believes oxytocin (he calls it "the moral molecule") is responsible for trust, empathy and other feelings that help build a stable society.
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The Neuroscience of Pleasure and Addiction | Psychology Today

Neuroscientists identify how reward signals are transmitted in the brain. By Christopher Bergland...
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#Behavioral Economic News / #Verhaltensökonomie

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#Behavioral Economic News / #Verhaltensökonomie, by Gerhard Fehr: The latest News & empirical insights from Behavioral Economics for management, politics & life (I have collected for you the best stories from #Behavioral #Economics / ...
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Applying Behavioural Insights to Charitable Giving | The Behavioural Insights Team

Applying Behavioural Insights to Charitable Giving | The Behavioural Insights Team | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it

Research from the Behavioural Insights Team, or Nudge Unit, shows how charity donations can be increased by using behavioural sciences.


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What Hannah Arendt understood about irony that David Foster Wallace didn’t

What Hannah Arendt understood about irony that David Foster Wallace didn’t | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
“Why a great 20th-century thinker found laughter essential when confronting the ultimate evil”
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History of neuroscience: Paul Broca

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Pierre Paul Broca

In April of 1861, a 51-year old man was transferred to Paul Broca's
surgical ward in a hospital in France.
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Applying Behavioral Economics to Improve Microsavings Outcomes ...

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Applying Behavioral Economics to Improve Microsavings Outcomes. It's no secret that saving money is a good idea. Even when funds are tight, putting away a small amount on a regular basis can mitigate unforeseen emergencies and enable ...
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Behavioral Economics and Irrational Voters

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The premise of consumer irrationality undermines any faith in the concept of electoral politics.
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Motivation and mindset anchoring

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When I was at University, a running joke was how little we’d all worked on our papers, how late and last minute we’d left them, and how little effort we’d put into them. A couple of things jolted m...
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PsychoBibliograhy: Art and Psychology Recommendations from Psychology Tomorrow Magazine - Policy and Choice: Public Finance through the Lens of Behavioral Economics

PsychoBibliograhy: Art and Psychology Recommendations from Psychology Tomorrow Magazine - Policy and Choice: Public Finance through the Lens of Behavioral Economics | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
RT @StanleySiegel: "Policy and #Choice: #Public #Finance through the #Lens of #Behavioral #Economics" - http://t.co/niwbkHmWkk
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» How to Trust People Again - After Trauma

» How to Trust People Again - After Trauma | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
If the type of trauma you experienced was abuse or assault, then there is a breach of trust and emotional harm inherent in the assault, making it difficult to

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Get Organized: Dan Ariely on Finding Motivation With Apps

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In this exclusive interview, behavioral economist Dan Ariely explains why smartphone apps could be the perfect solution to staying motivated, and why most app developers simply aren't getting it right.
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Chimpanzees Are Better At Strategy Games Than Humans (VIDEO) - Headlines & Global News

Chimpanzees Are Better At Strategy Games Than Humans (VIDEO) - Headlines & Global News | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
Science Recorder Chimpanzees Are Better At Strategy Games Than Humans (VIDEO) Headlines & Global News "While young chimpanzees hone their competitive skills with constant practice, playing hide-and-seek and wrestling, " study leader Colin Camerer,...
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What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion | The ...

What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion | The ... | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
Here's what recent findings in neuroscience and neurobiology can teach us about compassion.
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When French Irrationality Was Deadly - The New Republic

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France was the seat of the Enlightenment and intellectual order. Perhaps this made its writers fall in love with disorder.
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The battle between your present and future self - Daniel Goldstein

The battle between your present and future self - Daniel Goldstein | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it

Every day, we make decisions that have good or bad consequences for our future selves. (Can I skip flossing just this one time?) Daniel Goldstein makes tools that help us imagine ourselves over time, so that we make smart choices for Future Us.Your decisions today are going to determine its well-being. And that's something that's easy to forget.This use of virtual reality is not just good for making people look older. There are programs you can getto see how people might look if they smoke, if they get too much exposure to the sun, if they gain weight and so on. And what's good is, unlike in the experiments that Hal and myself ran with Russ Smith, you don't have to program these by yourself in order to see the virtual reality. There are applications you can get on smartphones for just a few dollars that do the same thing. This is actually a picture of Hal, my coauthor. You might recognize him from the previous demos. And just for kicks we ran his picture through the balding, aging and weight gain software to see how he would look. Hal is here, so I think we owe it to him as well as yourself to disabuse you of that last image. And I'll close it there


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The introvert brain explained

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