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

We just added a new type of card to the game.

One of the goals of our game was to seed a discussion about the lessons from different social science experiments.  We hoped that after players predicted different result, there will be a discussion around the table – what does this all say about us,…

ALERTS TO THREATS IN EUROPE: BY JOHN CLEESE

ALERTS TO THREATS IN EUROPE: BY JOHN CLEESE by John Cleese – British writer, actor and tall person The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Syria and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.”…

Review of Irrationally yours (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

`IRRATIONALLY YOURS’ DELIVERS CLEVER ADVICE WRAPPED IN HUMOR BY CHRISTINA LEDBETTER ASSOCIATED PRESS In his compilation of articles from his Wall Street Journal column, “Ask Ariely,” Dan Ariely wraps in a clever bow all the questions we’ve ever wanted answered concerning the…

Irrationally Yours is published today!

Dear Friends, My new book — Irrationally Yours is out today.  The book is based on my “Ask Ariely” column with some amazing cartoons by William Haefeli. Here is a sample of what you might learn from the book….. What can you do to…

Arming the Donkeys is Back!

Hello hello, I’ll be starting a new round of my “Arming the Donkeys” podcast on Duke’s iTunes U site. The first in the series, Handwashing and Healthcare, can be found here. Handwashing and Healthcare Handwashing is one of the simplest and most effective ways to…