Jul 29, 2013 A research team working at the University of Barcelona has found that when adults are represented by child avatars in a virtual world, they act more like children.
Jul 12, 2013 Those pieces of paper we call cash only have value because we all believe they do. So, why does our collective faith in money actually work?
Jun 20, 2013 A psychiatrist in England is using digital avatars -- almost like characters in a video game -- to help people with schizophrenia put a face to the voices in their heads.
Mar 25, 2013 A new book explores how our environment -- everything from colors to music to weather -- affects our decision-making.
Mar 6, 2013 One marketing professor's look at why some foods, music and names enter the zeitgeist, while other things don't.
Mar 6, 2013 Sure, we all like to hear compliments. But if you’re truly looking to get better at something, criticism is what will get you there.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 18, 2013 A new book charts the connection between your career and the friends you keep.
Dec 18, 2012 In Connecticut today, people are heading back to work after Friday's tragic shooting in Newtown.
Dec 14, 2012 Those who earn $50,000 to $75,000 donate about eight percent of their discretionary income. That's twice as much -- percentage-wise -- as those making above $200,000.