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NEWS
  • Robust Science Depends on Understanding the Science of Humans

    by Howard C. Nusbaum, Association for Psychological Science Observer Science is a method of generating knowledge and testing beliefs; it trumps authority by empirical evaluation and depends on reliability and validity to uphold that knowledge. But science also is a human enterprise: Whether in psychology...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
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PUBLICATIONS
  • The Financial Costs of Sadness (2012)

    Abstract: We hypothesized a phenomenon that we term myopic misery. According to our hypothesis, sadness increases impatience and creates a myopic focus on obtaining money immediately instead of later. This focus, in turn, increases intertemporal discount rates and thereby produces substantial financial...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
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DISCUSSIONS
  • Can the unwise recognize wisdom?

    Wisdom grantees Michael Sargent and Shabnam Mousavi examine the question. Anchoring Judgment in Wise Principles Michael J. Sargent, Bates College, United States I’ve been asked to write a blog entry about a related pair of questions: “Can the unwise recognize wisdom?” and “Can one act wisely without...
     Posted by: wattawa
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