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Are gain-framed better than loss-based messages?

What Motivates People to Make Healthier Lifestyle Choices?

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? If you are like millions of Americans, odds are that you have already broken your resolutions. 104 more words

Behavioral Economics

The Alcoholic

     I shall drink today. I am about to go on a voyage. I have twenty four drinks at my disposal and I am game to reach the number. 89 more words


Fear and Agreement

An actual encounter that identically mirrored a dream from the night before

Last night at Costco: the patron in front of me stands by as the cashier scans his fourth and final rotisserie chicken.  784 more words


The New American Dream

The data has been collected. The Center for a New American Dream conducted a poll about what Americans think about their individual version of the dream. 91 more words

Personal Finance

Jimmy Kimmel Asks Anti-GMO People What A "GMO" Is | IFLScience


I watched this short clip on why people are “anti-GMO” and I was reminded of what I have been observing the last 9 days promoting organic and/ or natural foods. 336 more words

The Circular Flow of Nonsense

The Circular Flow of Nonsense

Keir Martland

To all with an A-level in Economics, the Keynesian circular flow of income will be familiar. It is a representation of the macroeconomy, including the household, the firm, the global economy, the banks, and the government. 1,734 more words


Stop consuming. Start creating.

Polish sociologist Zymunt Bauman (What a cool name!) criticises modern society for defining individuals by what they consume, rather than what they create. We use our clothes, food and technology to express ourselves and to show the world some of who we are. 177 more words