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The Simple Way To Minimize Buyer’s Remorse

Guest post by John Carvalho Who hasn't had buyer's remorse? That post-purchase anxiety about a decision is all too common. Did we pick wisely? Should we have spent more? Or less? What about the item we could have bought but didn't - once…

Finding a College and Choice Architecture

It's that time of year when many U.S. high school seniors are making their final college decisions. They have their last acceptance letters, and now must choose which school they will attend in the fall. It's a good time to think about…

Nudge by Thaler and Sunstein

Nudge is all about choice architecture, a discipline which structures choices in a way that produces the most beneficial outcome. I don't have to tell Neuromarketing readers that humans often behave in conflict with the traditional…

401K Choice Architecture Gone Awry?

One of the most popular examples of choice architecture - how our decisions are influenced by the way options are presented - is the 401K enrollment process. (For non-US Neuromarketing readers, most companies have replaced traditional…