How We Respond to Restaurant Psychology

More than we recognize, restaurant psychology creates incentives that determine our spending, our timing, and what we eat.

What Daniel Kahneman Could Have Said to Investors

Understanding our decision-making, psychologist Daniel Kahneman’s investing insights could prevent some expensive mistakes.

Daniel Kahneman Stories

Among his many behavioral economics insights, these Daniel Kahneman stories illustrate some of the wisdom he conveyed.

How To Keep a Resolution

When we look back to New Year’s and keeping our resolutions, we can use the commitment devices that come in handy at all times.

Why There’s No Such Thing As a Free Ad

Considering the cost of ad-free streaming video, we are nudged in opposite directions by incentives that relate to behavioral economics.

When Prices Should Please Us

While the trajectory of consumer price changes should make us happy, instead we’ve responded with concern.

How Much Money Do We Need To Be Happy?

During the past 50 years, economists have had different answers when asked about the connection between money and happiness.

Why We Expect Faster Deliveries

Mostly because of Amazon, the demand and supply sides of markets encourage us to expect increasingly faster deliveries.

We Finally Know If Money Makes Us Happy

Looking at money and happiness, studies have disagreed whether increasing income makes us happier…until now.

Black Swans and Gray Rhinos

We can use a zoo that includes black swans, gray rhinos, elephants, and camels to describe financial events and human behavior.