Apr. 15, 2015 — Soccer fans hold their breath in situations like these: Two players on a team are in front of the opponent's goal with the attacking player having to make an important decision: Is it better to ... full story
Apr. 15, 2015 — A new paper proposes mathematical models to analyze political decision-making. "Mathematics is important in many aspects of social behavior. Politics is just one of these aspects, since some of ... full story
Apr. 15, 2015 — A new article offers insights into the political economy of executive-compensation reform. The analysis also offers insights into the political economy of executive-compensation ... full story
Apr. 14, 2015 — Parents who work to instill self-control in their children will see them reap the benefits not only in the short-term but throughout their working life, according to new ... full story
Apr. 14, 2015 — More than 1.6 million college-aged adults meet the criteria for problem gambling. This can lead to difficulties at work, school or home, and with relationships, personal finances, and mental and ... full story
Apr. 8, 2015 — Online advertisements that target users based on their web browsing habits and other personal information have a negative impact on the person’s intent to purchase the product, a new study ... full story
Apr. 8, 2015 — Technological advances in recent decades have transformed most aspects of daily life, and technology now plays a major role in business and society. However, little is known about how perceptions of ... full story
Apr. 7, 2015 — The sudden closures of big-box stores like Future Shop and Target may make it seem like online shopping is killing real-world stores. But shoppers are actually engaging in 'web-to-store' ... full story
Apr. 6, 2015 — New research shows why marketers and ad buyers might want to opt for ads that are only moderately energetic as opposed to ads with boundless energy and pep. "When you feel low or sad, ads that ... full story
Apr. 6, 2015 — Morality is not declining in the modern world. Instead, a new morality is replacing the previous one. Centered on individual self-fulfillment, and linked to administrative government, it permits ... full story
Apr. 2, 2015 — An illuminating study compares the willingness of stage IV cancer patients, and their caregivers; to pay to extend their lives by one year against that of other end-of-life ... full story
Apr. 1, 2015 — When negotiating your next pay raise, haggling at the flea market or selling a used car, attention should be paid to the choice of words. Because the findings of a recent study revealed that proper ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — Why is it so hard for consumers to save money? According to a new study, consumers are often impatient and do not think about the long-term consequences of spending ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — Why do some consumers make choices based on their feelings instead of rational assessments? According to a new study, consumers who consider themselves independent are more inclined to rely on ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — One of the most important shifts of the 21st century is the ability of consumers to participate in markets they love such as music and fashion. A new study reveals how ordinary consumers have changed ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — How do consumers react to products with diverse online reviews? According to a new study, a mix of positive and negative reviews can benefit products that are evaluated based on personal ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — Does hearing about a company's charitable donations raise your opinion of their products? According to a new study, corporate social responsibility leads consumers to believe products are better ... full story
- What is more rewarding: Soccer goal or prize money?
- Should a political party form a coalition? Voters and math decide
- How limiting CEO pay can be more effective, less costly
- Childhood self-control linked to enhanced job prospects throughout life
- Personalized computer feedback can mitigate problem gambling behaviors
- Online creep: Targeted ads may have opposite effect of marketers' intent
- Overconfidence in new technologies can influence decision-making
- Neighborhood stigma affects online transactions
- For marketers, failing to align emotions of your ads with TV programs may turn off consumers
- Stop complaining about the moral decline of western society, expert says
- Saving money: Do consumers spend less if they think about the future?
- When are consumers more likely to rely on feelings to make decisions?
- How are ordinary consumers transforming the fashion business?
- A matter of taste: When do products benefit from mixed reviews?
- Do consumers think products are better when companies donate to charity?
- Study sheds light on homebuyer types
- Generous welfare benefits make people more likely to want to work, not less
- Ultimate Fighting Championship should save heavyweight fights for pay per view
- Consumers value handmade products: What's love got to do with it?
- Legally High? Teenagers and Prescription Drug Abuse
- Use your real name: Online communication details that affect sales
- Firms don't use controversial skimming/penetration strategies to price products
- Government anti-drinking messages irrelevant to young binge drinkers, study finds
- Altering brain chemistry makes us more sensitive to inequality
- New tobacco atlas details scale, harms of tobacco epidemic
- Buyer's remorse: Model shows people demand all that bad news
- Understanding democracy, development traps using a data-driven approach
- Experts call for a tobacco-free world by 2040
- E-cigarette advertising makes one crave ... tobacco?
- Electronic cigarette vapors contain toxins, have potential to be a public health concern
- Look, something shiny! How color images can influence consumers
- Product placement, branding growing in popular music
- Boredom, frustration trigger skin-picking, other compulsive behaviors
- Assumptions of equality lead to poorer group decisions
- Content creators leave social networks when messaging gets too easy
- Measuring the marketing effectiveness of asking versus telling
- National economy is best predictor of job satisfaction
- Teenage TV audiences and energy drink advertisements
- Budget first, thank yourself later: Are realistic consumers more successful?
- Deciding on a purchase: Does it matter if you look up or down while shopping?
- America's Next Top Model: How do fans contribute to the decline of their favorite TV shows?
- Politics of inequality and the inequality of politics
- Raising tobacco sales age to 21 is best way to prevent lifelong addiction
- Divorce fuels kids' sugary beverage consumption, study finds
- Loss of money for refusing a bribery generates more excitement than accepting it
- Young drinkers of flavored alcohol beverages who only consume supersized versions at increased risk of negative outcomes
- International marketing: Are store brands becoming a global phenomenon?
- Consumer behavior and free trials: What makes a customer stay?
- Blockbusters: Can EEGs predict a movie's success better than surveys?
- Predicting consumer preferences? Do NOT walk a mile in their shoes
- Is your busy schedule affecting your health? Time might not be the problem
- Fundraising 101: Tempting alternatives increase willingness to donate
- Popular YouTube videos drown viewers with positive portrayals of drunkenness
- A lower IQ has been linked to greater and riskier drinking among young adult men
- An empty stomach can lead to an empty wallet
- E-cigarettes: Consumers increasingly face companies' creative smoke and mirrors, study finds
- Men more dissatisfied with extra chores in more gender equal countries
- Curious monkeys share our thirst for knowledge
- People value resources more consistently when they are scarce
- Many would rather buy generic clothes than stand out with designer brands
- Valentine's Day gift-giving strategy for the hopeless romantic
- Does alcohol-related activity on Facebook promote drinking?
- Consumer preferences and the power of scarcity
- Scandals not bad for business in the long term, study finds
- Teens likely to combine multiple forms of tobacco, study finds
- Cocaine users have impaired ability to predict loss
- Choosing a cell phone, prescription drug plan or new car? Read this first
- Customers who binge-consume are more valuable, says study
- Primed memories tempt people into gambling more
- Smokers have strong support for many e-cigarette policies
- Range of options, prices brings in the crowdfunding bucks
- Sharp, sustained increases in suicides closely shadowed austerity events in Greece
- How 'spontaneous' social norms emerge
- You can be a coward or a fighter -- just pick one and stick with it, says study
- Privacy challenges: Just four vague pieces of info can identify you, and your credit card
- Individuals may fail to navigate complex tradeoffs in privacy decision-making
- 'Nudge' psychology not based on robust evidence; conscious decision-making is more effective, research suggests