BEHAVIORAL GROOVES NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE
August 17, 2020
Hey, Groovers… Another month living in a pandemic. It feels like the months are all running together and that we have grown accustomed to…
July 6, 2020
This has been the most surreal half-a-year that either of us has ever experienced. A worldwide pandemic, economic downturn, unemployment at record rates, George Floyd’s death, protests and riots, self-isolation, polarization over masks, and murder hornets! We are hoping that the 2nd half of the year doesn’t bring locusts and zombies…
June 6, 2020
Like everyone else around the world, we watched the video of George Floyd being killed by an officer of the law on May 25th. However for us, the event took place – literally – just down the street from where we live. Like many of you who receive this newsletter, Minneapolis is our beloved home, and these recent days have been surreal for us. As humans, we are reason-seeking machines. And right now, we’re trying to make sense of the horrible and the absurd.
April 6, 2020
Behavioral Grooves was named a Global Top 20 Social Science Podcast in March by Chartable, the de facto standard in podcast reporting. We were tickled for the recognition as our mission is to expand the community and being recognized as a Global Top 20 podcast indicated we’re on the right path.
March 6, 2020
Did you know that Kurt and Tim launched a new podcast channel called Weekly Grooves? (That’s podcast speak for “a whole new podcast!”) Weekly Grooves takes a crack at the week’s headlines through a behavioral science lens. You can check it out at https://weeklygrooves.podbean.com/. (It will be live in Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, ACast, etc. shortly!) The Weekly Grooves is a fresh way to interpret the weekly headlines for those who might want to dig a little deeper.
April 1, 2019
It is always fun talking to people who are interested in Behavioral Science. We learn and grow from those interactions. Recently we’ve had the opportunity to talk to a variety of people from across different areas – with a big focus on research.
December 22, 2018
Kurt’s Reading Recommendation Tim put me on to George Loewenstein’s “Exotic Preferences: Behavioral Economics and Human Motivation.” It is amazing and I’m not even…
November 22, 2018
Behavioral Grooves continues to celebrate our one-year anniversary! Thank you everyone who has made this possible! November Meetup: Kurt & Tim Kurt and Tim…
October 22, 2018
Behavioral Grooves celebrates one-year anniversary! Kurt’s Reading Recommendation I have a number of books that I’ve read or am reading right now. I will…
August 22, 2018
Hello, Groovers! Thank you for being a part of the Behavioral Grooves community. We are glad you’re interested in behavioral science topics and this…
July 22, 2018
George Loewenstein is a pillar of the behavioral economics research community. He was at the table with Kahneman and Thaler as they decided to give a name to their work and call it “Behavioral Economics.” His research has been citied thousands and thousands of times among scholars.
June 22, 2018
Tim’s Reading Recommendation I’ve been traveling a bunch lately – much of it with Kurt – and I found an article in The New…