The Connection Between Bedtime and Gridlock

Instead of Google Maps, we might be able to avoid rush hour traffic congestion by looking at everyone’s electrical usage.

Irrational and Rational Expectations

Sometimes, expectations can determine outcomes. In articles on the placebo effect, Wired and the New Yorker tell us that people tend to believe that green pills are best at diminishing anxiety, brand names are better, and medication taken 4 times…

Irrational Expectations

Let’s say that you purchased the house in which you now live during 1997 for the average national price, $171,900. With housing prices steadily rising, by 2006, a neighbor’s house would have sold for as much as $317,000. In the…