bspa this week (12.13.16)
Michael Lewis’ new book The Undoing Project about the friendship of Tversky and Kahneman hit the shelves last week, and it’s all over the internet: Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler give it a thumbs up in the The New Yorker, Slate has an excerpt about revolutionizing the art of NBA draft picks, and Bloomberg and The Guardian also feature reviews. NY Mag’s Science of Us even has a piece connecting the themes of the Kahneman and Tversky’s experience to Donald Trump’s election.
Behavioral science can help doctors optimize the prescription of generic drugs, say ideas42’s Ted Robertson and physician Dr. Mitesh Patel in Forbes.
Will people “waste” unconditional cash transfers? Not according to the data, as covered in this Quartz piece by Dan Kopf.
Shlomo Benartzi and Christopher Olivola on the three biggest mistakes people make when considering a charitable donation in the Wall Street Journal.
In Other News...
— Misbehaving Blog (@MisbehavingBlog) December 6, 2016
New on the blog: Embracing insights from many sources https://t.co/ze47GaN6TH
— Behavioural Insights (@B_I_Tweets) December 8, 2016
— GovEx (@gov_ex) December 7, 2016
Choice architecture saves lives: change Tylenol packaging from bottle to blister pack decrease overdose deaths by 43%https://t.co/2aTCgjiI5Q
— Jon M Jachimowicz (@jonj) December 11, 2016
— beELL (@beELLorg) December 5, 2016
— Richard H Thaler (@R_Thaler) December 7, 2016