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Ridehailing Services May Be Driving Up Traffic Deaths

The arrival of ridehailing is associated with an increase of approximately 3 percent in the number of motor vehicle fatalities and fatal accidents, according to research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
8-Jul-2019 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Why you may be prone to hiring a liar, and not even know it

Researchers find that people don’t always disapprove of deception. In fact, they perceive the ability to deceive as an asset in occupations that are stereotyped as high in “selling orientation.”
11-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New study finds simple way to inoculate teens against junk food marketing

A simple and brief intervention can provide lasting protection for adolescents against these harmful effects of food marketing. Reframing how students view food-marketing campaigns can spur adolescents, particularly boys, to make healthier daily...
15-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Why people make up their minds sooner than they realize

In the era of Google and Facebook, people may believe that exchanging ever-more information will foster better-informed opinions and perspectives when the reality is people are making snap judgments without even begin aware of it.
7-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The joy of giving lasts longer than the joy of getting

The happiness we feel after a particular event or activity diminishes each time we experience that event, a phenomenon known as hedonic adaptation. But giving to others may be the exception to this rule, according to new research from the University...
20-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Trying to get people to agree? Skip the French restaurant and go out for Chinese food

When people in a business negotiation share not just a meal but a plate, they collaborate better and reach deals faster, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
11-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

People can handle the truth (more than you think)

New research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business explores the consequences of honesty in everyday life and determines that people can often afford to be more honest than they think.
19-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Keep Them Guessing, Keep Them Gaming

While conventional wisdom says that people don’t like uncertain gains or rewards, a study from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business finds that uncertainty can play an important role in motivating repeat behaviors.
12-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Companies Worldwide Could Learn From Pope’s Management Style

Pope Francis I is changing centuries of Church practice by decisively detaching accused prelates from their positions rather than waiting years, or even decades, for determinations of guilt, and University of Chicago Booth School of Business...
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Independence Means Instability, Say Top Economists

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'Microsoft Should Try to Implement Layoffs as Quickly as Possible'

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