Information overload fuels ‘fake news’: study “Fake news” has become a troubling phenomenon, allegedly used to manipulate voters and fuel a rise in global populism. In one case, it inspired a man to shoot up a Washington pizzeria. On Monday, … Continue reading Source your news well
Five golden rules for getting your letters and emails read Sometimes you have to write to customers, and sometimes you want to. Regardless, it is a surprisingly expensive exercise once you add the time it takes to plan the correspondence … Continue reading Engage your customers
Smartphones Make It Easier to Follow the News, but Harder to Comprehend News coverage of former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee felt a lot like a live choose your own adventure game. You could watch … Continue reading Mobile vs. computers
Psychologists have shown that it’s possible to train one-year-olds’ attention skills According to a new paper in Developmental Psychology, children as young as 12-months-old can be taught to get better at focusing their attention – which may help with their … Continue reading Training infants’ attention
How Online Shopping Makes Suckers of Us All As christmas approached in 2015, the price of pumpkin-pie spice went wild. It didn’t soar, as an economics textbook might suggest. Nor did it crash. It just started vibrating between two quantum … Continue reading The madness of doubt
How to Trick People Into Saving Money Late last summer, Dawn Paquin started keeping her money on a prepaid debit card from Walmart instead of in a traditional checking account. The wages from her factory job—she works from 9 p.m. … Continue reading Alluring for poor people
Utilizing AI for Personalization of Websites & Digital Experiences In the innovation race today, brands are looking to incorporate new technologies – artificial intelligence, user interfaces, big data analysis and advanced merchandising – to create personalized web experiences for their … Continue reading Can a site capture attention?