Ask Yourself These 2 Questions To Jump-Start Your Morning Productivity Technically, we all have the same wide-open opportunity every morning: to set some goals for the day and strive to achieve them. In practice, though, that doesn’t always happen. You … Continue reading Tips for breakfast
Psychological Weapons of Mass Persuasion When I was a teenager, my parents often asked me to come along to the store to help carry groceries. One day, as I was waiting patiently at the check-out, my mother reached for her … Continue reading How to resist mass persuasion
How to Clean Up the Student Loan Mess Student loans are central to financing college educations, yet millions of borrowers are in default. That is clear evidence that the system is in dire need of improvement. In fact, new research … Continue reading Reducing default matters
Scientists have an intriguing new theory about our eyebrows and foreheads If you were to run into our ancient ancestor Homo heidelbergensis on the street, the first thing you might notice is their small forehead and heavy brow. You and … Continue reading Do eyebrows tell the truth?
Machine Learning in Finance – Present and Future Applications Machine learning has had fruitful applications in finance well before the advent of mobile banking apps, proficient chat bots, or search engines. Given high volume, accurate historical records, and quantitative nature … Continue reading Artificial intelligence based trading
Advantages of Behavioral Economics vs traditional psychometric assessments We live in “constant-change” times, and this is not different for companies and how to manage their people, the key factor to be successful today and in the future. This context makes … Continue reading Behavioral measures
Policy & Politics: The Rise of the Nudge Expert In today’s popular debate about democratic governance, it is sometimes said that we are entering a new era of ‘post-truth’. In North-America, the Trump administration has introduced the idea of ‘alternative … Continue reading The government of behaviour experts