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Ask Ariely: On Ending Exercise, Accounting Accurately, and Revising Resolutions

Here’s my Q&A column from the WSJ this week — and if you have any questions for me, you can tweet them to @danariely with the hashtag #askariely, post a comment on my Ask Ariely Facebook page, or email them to AskAriely@wsj.com. ___________________________________________________ Dear Dan, As a personal trainer, I work with older adults who say they want to exercise every day. But after…

when you let a social scientist design for better weight management

What happens when you let a social scientist design for better weight management   Happy holidays!  It’s the season for gratitude, celebration, time with family… and weight gain.  That’s right, most of our weight gain happens during this time of year, and the problem is that many of us don’t lose it after the season. …

Ask Ariely: On Mug Matters, Smoking Stoppers, and Pregnancy Preferences

Here’s my Q&A column from the WSJ this week — and if you have any questions for me, you can tweet them to @danariely with the hashtag #askariely, post a comment on my Ask Ariely Facebook page, or email them to AskAriely@wsj.com. ___________________________________________________ Dear Dan, In the kitchen at work, my colleagues often leave piles of dishes and mugs in the sink, right in…

Mental Design at PopTech 2017

How can we use findings from social science to improve health, financial decision-making and overall quality of life? I gave a talk on the power of designing for the mental world at PopTech 2017. Watch the video below and learn more about PopTech on their site.

Ask Ariely: On Ticket Troubles, Business Bonds, and Aging Attitudes

Here’s my Q&A column from the WSJ this week — and if you have any questions for me, you can tweet them to @danariely with the hashtag #askariely, post a comment on my Ask Ariely Facebook page, or email them to AskAriely@wsj.com. ___________________________________________________ Dear Dan, Last week I went to a website to buy a ticket for a talk you were giving. When I…

Getting people to agree: A TED experiment

In April Mariano Sigman and I (mostly Mariano) carried out an experiment at TED on how to get people to make better decisions and to agree!  Here is the video and the writeup describing this and other experiments on the topic of how to get people to agree on difficult questions.  An important challenge these…

Ask Ariely: On Opposing Opinions, Feeling Failures, and Adjusting Activities

Here’s my Q&A column from the WSJ this week — and if you have any questions for me, you can tweet them to @danariely with the hashtag #askariely, post a comment on my Ask Ariely Facebook page, or email them to AskAriely@wsj.com. ___________________________________________________ Dear Dan, I recently learned about research showing that when people hold extreme beliefs, giving them data that contradicts their basic…

Ask Ariely: On Creating Commitments, Simulating Stressors, and Tempting Turnips

Here’s my Q&A column from the WSJ this week — and if you have any questions for me, you can tweet them to @danariely with the hashtag #askariely, post a comment on my Ask Ariely Facebook page, or email them to AskAriely@wsj.com. ___________________________________________________ Dear Dan, I was recently at a very good lecture about global warming, and by the end of the lecture I…

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Applications now open: Common Cents Lab Partnerships

We are looking for our next cohort of credit unions, tech companies, banks, non-profits, and government organizations to partner with, to find and test interventions that help Americans improve their financial well-being. Our open call is online now, taking applications until November 15th. Each year, we collaborate with chosen financial services providers to custom design,…

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