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Predictably Irrational

.XXX versus .com? W.W.D.A.D. (What Would Dan Ariely Do)?

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 11.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

The adult industry has been a long time proponent of our right to Free Speech, and from the days of Naked Lunch, to the more recent battle over required condom use, Americans have been trying to define what is pornographically acceptable for years.

The Psychology of Knock Offs: Why 'Faking It' Makes Us Feel (and Act) Like Phonies

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

That's why we buy knockoffs, isn't it? To polish our self-image--at half the price? But new research suggests that they may not work as magically as we'd like--and indeed may backfire.

What is Work? America Re-Imagined at Pop Tech (Day 1)

Sharon Glassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sharon Glassman

While many of us believe that more money is a motivator, it's actually a stressor that inhibits performance.

The Case Against Choice

International Herald Tribune | John Tierney | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Most people can't make such a painful choice, not even the students at a bastion of rationality like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where ...