We propose small fixes for baseball, weddings, salary negotiations and buying your morning coffee. Warning: They may be too rational.
Inspired by Kahneman and Tversky, Richard Thaler started running experiments on his classrooms. Once, he gave half of his class … More
There’s an entire universe of things spies are not allowed to tell us. Today on the show, a few of … More
Flip-floppers, this one’s for you. Changing your mind is hard, but it’s one of the smartest things you can do.
Regret. Self-loathing. Jealousy. Happy Valentine’s Day! We have it all. All the time here at Planet Money we read stories … More
These days A/B testing is everywhere. It’s shaped almost every website, some stores and even some school lessons. Today, the … More
The big question surrounding automation isn’t just about economics or technology. It’s also about psychology. How do designers make us … More
Note: This episode contains explicit language. We all think we’re good at something. Singing, crossword puzzles, or stacking the dishwasher. … More
Today on the show: how a bunch of rational economists try to deal with our feelings. And the story of … More
On today’s show, the psychology of giving. Charities raised $1.4 billion to help rebuild Haiti after the earthquake. But when … More