Tristan Botelho and his co-author found that once recognized with Yelp’s Elite label, reviewers demonstrate less gender bias in their reviews. Workplaces could achieve a similar effect by subjecting managers’ hiring and promotion decisions to stronger scrutiny.
When you’re picking out a jacket or a sofa, does it matter in what order you decide on its color, style, and material? New research suggests that the sequence may change how you categorize the object and how you decide to replace it.
When companies automatically enroll employees in retirement plans, the employees save more money for their later years. But the extra savings may exact a pre-retirement toll on their finances.
Yale’s Nathan Novemsky explains how to use behavioral research to give better gifts and follow through on New Year’s resolutions.
We asked Yale SOM’s Michael Kraus, a social psychologist who studies how people work together, what motivates charitable giving—and what factors stop us from giving.
Women around the world are sharing their experiences with workplace sexual harassment and abuse. Professor Zoë Chance explains the research on the subject and suggests ways that both women and male allies can take action to create lasting change.
A new study suggests that simple phone calls might be sufficient for bringing together far-flung colleagues.
New research by Professor Taly Reich and her collaborators suggests that revealing mistakes in designing or manufacturing a product can enhance consumer preference.
Americans tend to be overly optimistic about economic equality between white and black citizens, according to a new study by Yale researchers.
Seniors picking prescription plans through Medicare Part D often aren’t choosing the plans that offer the best value.
Yale's Nicholas A. Christakis on how ideas and behaviors spread through networks, and how leaders can shape networks to make their organizations happier and more effective.