bspa this week (1.03.17)
In a Washington Post op-ed, Annie Duflo and Jeffrey Mosenkis from Innovations for Poverty Action argue that 2016 was a great year for “humanity as a whole”. They celebrate four evidence-based lessons learned this year to lift people out of poverty, reduce child mortality, and increase woman-owned businesses.
In honor of the new year, here is some advice for holiday eating from Pierre Chandon based on his research with Brian Wansink about what to do about those leftovers, and a couple oldies but goodies: how to make yourself go to the gym and how to employ temptation bundling.
A Duke student project in North Carolina found that a visual cue on trash bins increased efficiency of trash pickup, thereby saving city resources. And they made a video about it.
In Other News...
For many, appearing busy has become a new social norm. https://t.co/FX5H27hWRE
— ideas42 (@ideas42) December 30, 2016
— Cass Sunstein (@CassSunstein) December 29, 2016
— Dan Ariely (@danariely) January 1, 2017
— Marketing Land (@Marketingland) December 31, 2016
Author Michael Lewis, the man behind ‘Moneyball,’ has a new book that explores the genesis of behavioral economics: https://t.co/Hvgr368exY
— Here & Now (@hereandnow) December 28, 2016