Why Having Too Little Means So Much

Sep 23, 2013

09/23/13 - Monday’s Topical Currents is with Princeton University Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Eldar Shafir.  He specializes in cognitive science and behavioral economics.   Shafir is the co-author of SCARCITY:  Why Having Too Little Means So Much.  They say scarcity predicts that daily errors are common and unavoidable . . . no matter how motivated the person.  That’s Topical Currents . . . Monday at 1pm.


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