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John Oliver on scientific studies

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If you have not seen John Oliver’s hilarious rant about bad science from his program Last Week Tonight, you should do so for it is hilarious.

Correlation between risk aversion and loss aversion

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Have some free data on the correlation between loss aversion and risk aversion

SJDM members by field and gender

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An analysis of SJDM society members by gender and academic field.

2016 Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality, Max Planck Inst, Berlin

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The 2016 Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality will take place on June 27 – July 5, 2016, at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany. Participation will be free, accommodation will be provided, and travel expenses will be partly reimbursed. Deadline 27 March 2016.

Psychology’s reproducibility project listed by Science Magazine as a top breakthrough of 2015

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Science Magazine’s list of scientific breakthroughs for 2015 included the Psychology’s reproducibility project.

Change how you see the countries of the world: This time with infographics

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VISUALIZING COUNTRIES IN TERMS OF US STATES Syria is about the size of Florida with about the same population     Change how you see the world. Put things into perspective! In our most labor-intensive post ever, Jake Hofman and I have created, for every country in the world, a way to think of that […]

Superforecasting

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A new book by Phil Tetlock and Dan Gardner on Super-Forecasting.

Information, Emotion, and Meaning in a World of Data (e.g., Numbers)

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Check out this announcement of a new book by Paul Slovic and son.

A volume of useful psychological research

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On rare occasion, we read the table of contents of a journal and say to ourselves “Hmm. Most of those articles sound useful and interesting.” This is one of those times.

Obama issues executive order directing Federal agencies to apply behavioral insights

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President Obama signed an Executive Order that directs Federal agencies to use behavioral science insights to better serve the American people. The Executive Order directs Federal agencies to identify programs in which applying behavioral science insights can yield substantial improvements; develop strategies for applying behavioral science insights to programs, and, where possible, for rigorously testing and evaluating the impact of these insights; recruit behavioral science experts to join the Federal Government; and strengthen agency relationships with the research community.