A Word on Titles

Currently I am working on a graphic novel with the lab illustrator, Matt Trower. We are playing with titles and trying to decide what will be the best fit. If you’re willing to help us choose our favorite title, please follow the this…

A survey about your apps

Dear friends, There’s no question that we are becoming more and more dependent on our phones as a society. It’s less clear to me, however, what exactly we are doing on our smartphones, and how much time we are spending on each…

Research report on email use

First, I want to thank everyone who participated in this research.  Thanks And now, for the results…. Email has become a mix of blessing and evil in our lives. Blessing because it has become a broad communication channel for everything—for our friends, family,…

Trump Supporters & Small Penises?

Was my previous post about Trump supporters having small penises an April Fool’s joke? Partially. While we did, in fact, conduct the research, and the results are true, the data isn’t about the relationship between real size and skills. It’s about what…

Yesterday’s News

Dear readers, while the World Bank tackles many problems from many directions, basic failings of human relationships is not in fact currently among them. Have a great April 2nd!

Help us test a new email app

There is no question that email is one of the most important communication tools. It is also clear that it is a monster that is taking over our life and attention.   A few years ago in an attempt to reduce my…

Join us for better health

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution to get fit in 2016?   I want to help you keep it – I’ve partnered with the podcast Only Human on an exciting new project called Stick to It! My colleagues at the Duke…

Lying about dishonesty….

This guy has been posting “social science experiments” like this one: Sadly, these are not real experiments.  They have been hiring actors and filming their reactions as if they were real.  How sad.  See this interview. Lying about dishonesty….      

Last chance?

Irrational Game https://goo.gl/fkKyNj Our Kickstarter campaign ends very soon. This might be your last chance to get the game:)  And if you participated already, thanks, and we are looking forward to the next steps.   Dan