The latest articles of interest for the Prosocial Design Network, curated from across the web.
Ten years on from “Thinking Fast and Slow”, Kahneman is back with a new book, “Noise”, that will again have you questioning what you thought you knew about making decisions.
Citation counts on Google Scholar were significantly higher for the papers that failed to replicate, they report today in Science Advances, with an average boost of 16 extra citations per year.
The multibillion-dollar industry—which has surged during the pandemic—puts many individuals at risk, and nothing’s being done about it.
People have been manipulated to think that beliefs needn’t change in response to evidence, making us more susceptible to conspiracy theories, science denial and extremism.
Recent experimental studies show that these statewide and national text campaigns have not had the same impact on college enrollment or persistence as we estimated in the initial RCTs.
Should nudging penalize people that differ from the average just because, on the whole, a policy would benefit the population?