Category: Nudge

The Surest Way To Fail

I recently failed on a grant application attempt. My team and our collaborators worked very hard on that application, which was -actually- itself a resubmission of a previously unsuccessful one.…

What Do You Do For A Living?

“What do you do for a living?” is the cliché ice-breaker question. If you happen to be an academic, you might respond with some variant of “I teach”, “I lecture at university X”, “I…

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