We looked inside some of the tweets by @HiddenBrain and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
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So often we live inside our heads. We worry too much about ourselves, and we fail to see the signs that others are uncomfortable, anxious or afraid.
This week: understanding "egocentric bias."https://n.pr/2ST59wy
People will often agree to our requests to donate to charity, but not for the reasons we think.
“Three quarters of the dollars given are due to social pressure,” says @UChi_Economics John List. “A very small componentis actually driven by altruism.” https://n.pr/2ST59wy
Thank you Saige!! We love your radio dress😍 https://twitter.com/saige_miller/status/1232510713265938432
Thank you, Tim! https://twitter.com/timdolan_mn/status/1231303290249523204
.@profbohns has found that when volunteers asked strangers to commit a small act of vandalism, 64% agreed.
"As much as it was uncomfortable for them to do this ... it was way more uncomfortable for them to say no."https://n.pr/2ST59wy
The will call line to see @HiddenBrain host Shankar Vedantam speak at the U is wildly long! NPR nerds UNITE!
In one of my biggest career pipe dreams, I'd be featured on NPR's @HiddenBrain, alongside Philip Zimbardo and Stanley Milgram.
Today it happened!!
Love what they put together on how we underestimate our influence over others, in good ways and bad: https://www.npr.org/2020/02/20/807758704/the-influence-you-have-why-were-blind-to-our-power-over-others
We often think of the many ways that other people influence us. But what about the ways we influence *them*? It turns out that we vastly underestimate our power over others. https://apple.co/2D5k8v3
Signing a pledge of honesty at the beginning rather than at the end of your taxes could lead to less fraud.
@danariely says that tiny pause "makes morality accessible right before it is most needed."
full study: https://bit.ly/3bPUjPe
This weekend on our radio show:
We explore research on the extremes of social interaction, from the consequences of constant connection, to the high cost of solitary confinement. https://n.pr/3a0S8qf
Tickets are going fast for a Hidden Brain Live event in Boston on Sunday, March 15 at 7 PM. Please join me!
(Come for the science and storytelling; stay for the selfies!)
The first time you lie, your brain reacts. By the tenth time? Not so much.
Dan Ariely explains why every big lie starts with a series of small deceptions. https://apple.co/2D5k8v3
We have plenty of chances to lie, cheat and steal without getting caught. Sometimes we take those opportunities, sometimes we don’t.
This week — behavioral economist Dan Ariely on why some people lie more than others. https://n.pr/2P4M2x0
We all lie. But what separates the average person from the infamous cheaters we see on the news? @danariely says we like to think it's character — but it's more often opportunity. https://n.pr/2P4M2x0
On Valentine’s Day we’re surrounded by expectations of romance and passion. So how do you make a real relationship work? Here are tips from psychology professor @EliJFinkel.
And our full chat with Eli about our changing expectations of marriage is here: https://www.npr.org/2018/02/12/584531641/when-did-marriage-become-so-hard
.@eitanhersh has found that compared to other groups, college-educated white men spend more time consuming politics, and less time *doing* politics.
“The story behind that is about how satisfied you are with the status quo.” https://n.pr/31HxcSp
What kind of person lies about voting? The answer might surprise you: college-educated followers of the news.
“When they don't vote, they say they voted anyway,” says political scientist @eitanhersh. https://apple.co/2D5k8v3
You've got to listen to this podcast episode. https://twitter.com/HiddenBrain/status/1226997967917326338