Can You Be a Giver and Still Be a Success in the Long Run?

Interview with Adam Grant, professor of psychology at Wharton and author of Give and Take.

Tips to Spend Money Smarter and Be Happier

Can money make you happier? Surprisingly, yes. Social psychologist Michael Norton, author of Happy Money and associate professor at Harvard, has some ideas. In this interview, we discuss the keys to spending wisely.
Why Is Zach Braff's Kickstarter Campaign Causing Envy?

Why Is Zach Braff's Kickstarter Campaign Causing Envy?

People are worried that Zach Braff's successful Kickstarter project means less money for them. Here's why those people are wrong.

The Science of First Impressions

A few years ago, a team of researchers at New York University led by Daniela Schiller examined the neuroscience of how people form impressions of others. What do the results say about the way our brain interprets those first encounters?

When You Look for Luck, You Get Luckier

Believing in luck and cataloging moments when you're lucky contribute to the confirmation bias the the subject-expectancy effect: you might think you're getting luckier with no real improvement.

Increasing Luck for Businesses and Introverts

In this second part of the interview, Johansson tells us how businesses and introverts can increase their luck.

How to Increase Your Luck: Q&A with Frans Johansson

An interview with the best-selling author of The Click Moment: Seizing Opportunity in an Unpredictable World, Frans Johansson, on how to how to increase your luck.

RIP, Aaron Swartz, and Why Open-Access Matters

Luck and discovery are about making connections, and it's sad to think about how many connections aren't being made because of the current academic publishing model.

Why the Nominated Films Are Released at the End of the Year

Why all of the Golden Globe nominated films come out at the end of the year.

What Is the Science of Luck?

Some people say that there’s no way to improve our luck because we can’t predict the future. To me, that’s like saying that you can’t prepare for the weather because you don’t know exactly what those clouds are going to do.