Thirty-six hours after the Obama administration banned importation of the classic brand of AK-47 assault rifles as part of sanctions against Russia, a Maryland dealer specializing in the weapon took stock of its inventory. 135 more words
Tags » Behavioral Economics
We’ve started pointing out that gullibility isn’t just a Filipino phenomenon, that it’s actually ubiquitous across cultures and peoples throughout world history.
In this post, we distinguish gullibility from impulsivity. 925 more words
Regular readers of the healthymemory blog might receognize some striking similarities between this message and the 2013 message. Unfortunately, not much has changed. When I was in elementary school the predictions were that due to technology we would have much more leisure time ( 559 more words
As almost everyone knows, we have entered a period in which companies can predict people’s purchases, often with uncanny accuracy. In the near future, they might even use those predictions to enroll you in special programs in which you receive goods and services, and are asked to pay for them, before you have actually chosen them. 83 more words