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the rational, emotional and social influences on economic decision-making
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Absolute beginners: behavioural economics and human happiness

Speaker: Professor Paul Dolan Chair: Howard Davies This event was recorded on 8 February 2011 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building In Absolute Begi...
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TED Talks on Behavioral Economics

here you go peeps, run these in the background this morning and i'll guarantee your mind will be reeling for the rest of the week :)

 

Dan Ariely asks, Are we in control of our decisions? - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9X68dm92HVI


Dan Ariely: Why we think it's OK to cheat and steal (sometimes) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUdsTizSxSI


Barry Schwartz: The paradox of choice - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VO6XEQIsCoM


Dan Gilbert: Why are we happy? Why aren't we happy? - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTO_dZUvbJA&feature=channel


Daniel Kahneman: The riddle of experience vs. memory - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgRlrBl-7Yg


Sendhil Mullainathan: Solving social problems with a nudge - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBJQENjZJaA


Rory Sutherland: Sweat the small stuff - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkLcwHmnPV4

 

 

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Yeah, OK, But Still: Instinct, Morality and Evolutionary Psychology

Street, a very smart philosopher, is much more careful than the usual evolutionary psychologist. While the latter will standardly rush headlong into a wild orgy of speculation and projection, Street wisely acknowledges that her ...
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Harvard Seeks to Jolt University Teaching - Teaching - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Harvard Seeks to Jolt University Teaching - Teaching - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
RT @edutweeter: growing body of evidence from the classroom, coupled with emerging research in cognitive psychology ..
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How Whole Foods "Primes" You To Shop | Fast Company

How Whole Foods "Primes" You To Shop | Fast Company | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Derren Brown, a British illusionist famous for his mind-reading act, set out to prove just how susceptible we are to the many thousands of signals we're exposed to each day.
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Legal Theory Blog: Hill on Behavioral Law & Economics & a Theory of Human Nature

Legal Theory Blog: Hill on Behavioral Law & Economics & a Theory of Human Nature | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Claire A. Hill (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - School of Law) has posted A Positive Agenda for Behavioral Law and Economics (Cognitive Critique, Vol. 3, p. 85, 2011) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Law has spent surprisingly little...
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The Biggest IPO You Haven't Heard Of

The Biggest IPO You Haven't Heard Of | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
A Chinese company few Americans have heard of is gearing up for what could be the largest Internet IPO in U.S. history.
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Structuration theory and social interaction design

Structuration theory and social interaction design | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
“Structure thus refers, in social analysis, to the structuring properties allowing the ‘binding’ of time-space in social systems, the properties which make it possible for discernibly similar social practices to exist across varying spans of time...
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Joining the dots between economics, income, health and poverty ...

Joining the dots between economics, income, health and poverty ... | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
This goal, together with seven others, is designed to help improve the social, economic, and health conditions in the world's poorest countries. In recent years, progress towards reducing child mortality has accelerated but ...
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How your emotions can cost you money

How your emotions can cost you money | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Economist George Loewenstein says people have a hard time imagining how they'll feel -- and act -- in the future. That one psychological limitation could be the Achilles' heel in your financial plan.
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SPECIAL ISSUE OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY ON BEHAVIORAL ...

SPECIAL ISSUE OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY ON BEHAVIORAL ... | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
This is a call for papers for a special issue on health psychology and behavioral economics which might be of interest to many JDM researchers.
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Case study: why economics and addiction do not mix | The White Noise, Scientific American Blog Network

Case study: why economics and addiction do not mix | The White Noise, Scientific American Blog Network | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
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What is Debt? – An Interview with Economic Anthropologist David Graeber « naked capitalism

What is Debt? – An Interview with Economic Anthropologist David Graeber « naked capitalism | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Commentary on current economic and financial news.
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The Innovation Muse-ings: Social media and the rise of NANOCAPITALISM

The Innovation Muse-ings: Social media and the rise of NANOCAPITALISM | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it

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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
A Short Course in Behavioural Economics: The Edge Masterclass http://t.co/OQX9xZXZ...
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The sweaty business of behavioural change

Changing behaviour is tough, but it's also the reason why we are in business. After all, business is about moving people from an intended to actual purchase.
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Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home: Amazon.es: Dan Ariely: Libros en idiomas extranjeros

Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home: Amazon.es: Dan Ariely: Libros en idiomas extranjeros | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home: Amazon.es: Dan Ariely: Libros en idiomas extranjeros (MIra tu que bé,la meva primera compra a Amazon.es:Upside of Irrationality,una mica de Behavioural Economics...
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Doing Good to Do Bad?

Doing Good to Do Bad? | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Economists find that companies engage in good behavior as an offset for bad behavior. (¿Las empresas se apuntan a la Responsabilidad Social para compensar sus actos irresponsables?
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Do you share well with others? How news sites can get an

Do you share well with others? How news sites can get an | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
The very act of learning and discovering information now seems inseparable from the sharing of it as three out of four people believe that sharing is half the fun of finding information.
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A Primer on Behaviour Change

A Primer on Behaviour Change | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Three necessary elements must be present for a behaviour to occur: Motivation, Ability, Trigger — and understanding this is fundamental to understanding how to change behaviour. That’s according to B.J.
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Do you play your guanxi game, do you invest in your social capital ...

Do you play your guanxi game, do you invest in your social capital ... | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
Empire Avenue's CEO said the idea for the game came as creators sought to measure the perceived value of social interaction. Empire Avenue, an online, virtual stock market game launched last year, lets players do just that.
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Freedom to Riot: On the Evolution of Collective Violence | The Primate Diaries, Scientific American Blog Network

Freedom to Riot: On the Evolution of Collective Violence | The Primate Diaries, Scientific American Blog Network | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
@ParklandAnthro #anthrooneohthree Very interesting article on Evolutionary Anthropology & Psychology of Rioting: http://t.co/tssagRj...
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Survey of Gamification & Behavioral Economics Resources | Semantic Foundry

Survey of Gamification & Behavioral Economics Resources | Semantic Foundry | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
RT @welivetoplay: Survey of #Gamification & Behavioral Economics Resources http://t.co/kPNCbkD via @GrahamHill @elmook #ux #psycho...
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The Higher-Ambition Leader - Harvard Business Review

The Higher-Ambition Leader - Harvard Business Review | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
RT @company2keepinc: From the authors of #HigherAmbition: a new breed of CEO can deliver economic and social value.
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Bites - 'Edible education': A garden grows in the schoolyard

Bites - 'Edible education': A garden grows in the schoolyard | Behavioral Economics | Scoop.it
We've heard time and time again that there's nothing like growing your own food to help you feel more connected to what you're eating.
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