Tag: Psychology

Chris MacIntosh

This Country Offers More Than Just Discounted iPads

Everyone likes to buy things at a discount, right? This fact, together with human irrationality, explains why masses of eager shoppers line up in front of stores on the first day of a holiday shopping season. Black Friday anyone? While not exactly buying a new J. Crew V-neck sweater 30% off

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Social Stratification: The Division You Shouldn’t Ignore

Years ago I was working for a large investment bank in London’s financial district. Upon coming to work one morning I found a survey doing the rounds through the office.  All the employees were requested to complete it. The survey only had a few questions, but one in particular caught

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