On October 8, 2019, Dr. Catherine Eckel appeared on KBTX’s First News at Four to present the findings of the paper she co-authored, “It Pays To Be A Man: Rewards for Leaders In A Coordination Game“. The segment can be viewed below.
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Danila Serra Presents at FAIR The Choice Lab in Norway
On October 3, 2019, Dr. Danila Serra, presented at FAIR The Choice Lab, part of the Norwegian School of Economics. Dr. Serra presented her paper “Gender Differences in Top Leadership Roles: Does Worker Backlash Matter?” Photos from the event are below. Great work, Dr. Serra!
Helping ‘Impatient’ Students Stay in School
Dr. Marco Castillo and Dr. Ragan Petrie’s study looking into the effects of patience and educational outcomes was recently highlighted by the University of Melbourne’s Pursuit e-magazine.
You can read the article here.
Dr. Palma of the Human Behavior Lab Presents Findings on KBTX First News at Four
Why do people lie, cheat and steal? Dr. Marco Palma, of the Human Behavior Lab, presented the findings of a paper he wrote with former ERL student Dr. Billur Aksoy on KBTX’s First News at Four. The team discovered two main findings:
- Cheating/dishonesty is a personality trait and not necessarily due to their environment (which is the commonly held belief).
- When people are poor they are more generous than when they are rich.
You can find out more about the study in the video below as well as here and here.