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Ask Ariely: On Tee Time, Quick Quizzes, and Leisurely Lifestyles

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, Many CEOs claim to use golf to informally “get things done.” How much are they really accomplishing on the…

Common Cents Lab Unveils Millennial Financial Regret Spending Report

New report seeks to measure whether spending can make you happy SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Sep 12, 2017) – and Durham, NC Common Cents Lab, a financial research lab at Duke University supported by MetLife Foundation, today unveiled its first ever Millennial Regret Spending Report. “While it’s common to regret the last thing we ate, it…

A new iPhone?

Dear Dan, My husband really wants to get the new iPhone that will come out next week.  He has not seen it and he knows nothing about it, but he already knows that he wants it.  I on the other hand know a few things for sure.  I know that $1,000 is a lot to…

Behavioral Economist Seeks Post-doc

Hello hello, I am looking for candidates for a joint post-doctoral position, to join me at the Center for Advanced Hindsight at Duke University in Durham, NC and with my colleague Panagiotis Mitkidis at the Department of Management at Aarhus BSS in Denmark. To learn more about the position, click here. Then, apply here by September 25th.

First review of DOLLARS AND SENSE

This is a review from Kirkus and they are not easy to please…   DOLLARS AND SENSE How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter Author: Dan Ariely Author: Jeff Kreisler Illustrator: Matt Trower Review Issue Date: September 15, 2017 Online Publish Date: September 4, 2017 Publisher:Harper/HarperCollins A lively look at how even the…

Ask Ariely: On Denying Donuts, Car Conversations, and Curbing Confidence

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 often fight with temptation, and it usually wins. I want to eat better, exercise more, save a bit…

Ask Ariely: On Helping Hands, Popular Posts, and Mischievous Motivators

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’m struggling financially, and I’m considering asking some friends for help—perhaps seeing if they could offer a small amount…

Ask Ariely: On Interrupting the Internet, Involving Ideologies, and Admiring Air Travel

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, We try to set boundaries on phone and computer use by our teenagers, who are supposed to stop using…

How Does Pocket Ariely Make Sense of Life?

Check it out at: http://danariely.com/pocket-ariely/ Have you ever been in a situation where you could really use my help? How about putting away that last cupcake? Or saving that extra dollar for retirement? Maybe getting things done at work without draining all your time and energy? Or, maybe, you just need to spend less time…

How Does Pocket Ariely Make Sense of Life?

Check it out at: http://danariely.com/pocket-ariely/ Have you ever been in a situation where you could really use my help? How about putting away that last cupcake? Or saving that extra dollar for retirement? Maybe getting things done at work without draining all your time and energy? Or, maybe, you just need to spend less time…

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