Behavioral Economics

How We Respond to Restaurant Psychology

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  1. Responding to incentives is a core economic principle. Unsure of where “psychology” is in play here or how some of these details add up:

    “Aware also that we feel more secure in an enclosed apace, the designer added a small wall next to the table near the door.”

    That would increase the time at the table, not decrease it. Uncertain whether “safety” is the core principle here or not being bumped by patrons plus subject to the weather every time the door opens and closes is a more reasonable theory.

    1. Elaine Schwartz says:

      Agreed. Thanks. I never considered the weather.