George Loewenstein

Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

Professor of Economics and Psychology

Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

United States

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Scholarly Papers (102)

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Behavioral Economics

HANDBOOK OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE: PHILOSOPHY OF ECONOMIC, pp. 641-690, Uskali Mäki ed., Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2012
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 15 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2011
Erik Angner and George Loewenstein
Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 5,304 (1,913)
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Behavioral Economics, Cognitive Science, History, Philosophy, Methodology

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Coherent Arbitrariness: Duration-Sensitive Pricing of Hedonic Stimuli Around an Arbitrary Anchor

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Sep 2000
Dan Ariely, George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 4,180 (2,929)
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Neuroeconomics: How Neuroscience Can Inform Economics

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Colin Camerer, George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 3,621 (3,746)
Citation 111

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Neuroeconomics, neuroscience

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Regulation for Conservatives: Behavioral Economics and the Case for 'Asymmetric Paternalism'

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 151, p. 1211, 2003, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2010
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, New York University School of Law, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Cornell University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,457 (4,083)
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behavioral economics, regulation, paternalism

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It is Not What You Get But When You Get it: The Effect of Gift Sequence on Deposit Balances and Customer Sentiment in a Commercial Bank

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Feb 2009
George Loewenstein and Emily Celia Haisley
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Yale School of Management
Downloads 2,523 (6,892)
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reciprocation, gift giving, sequence effects, preference patterns

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Tightwads and Spendthrifts

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Apr 2006
Scott Rick, Cynthia Cryder and George Loewenstein
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 2,320 (7,876)
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Consumer Decision Making, Individual Differences, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics

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Animal Spirits: Affective and Deliberative Processes in Economic Behavior

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 May 2004
George Loewenstein and Ted O'Donoghue
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Cornell University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,320 (7,876)
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The Best of Strangers: Context Dependent Willingness to Divulge Personal Information

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jul 2009
Leslie K. John, Alessandro Acquisti and George Loewenstein
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 2,011 (9,944)
Citation 14

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Privacy, Behavioral Economics, Laboratory Experiment, Consumer Research, Disclosure

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Information Avoidance

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2016
Russell Golman, David Hagmann and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 1,910 (10,834)
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information, information avoidance, behavioral economics

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The Demand for, and Avoidance of, Information

Number of pages: 118 Posted: 20 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2021
Russell Golman, George Loewenstein, Andras Molnar and Silvia Saccardo
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 1,749 (12,463)
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curiosity, information, information gap, motivated attention, ostrich effect

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The Role of Emotion in Economic Behavior

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jan 2007
Scott Rick and George Loewenstein
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 1,747 (12,474)
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Emotion, Behavioral Economics

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Risk as Feelings

Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 127, 2001
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Oct 2006
George Loewenstein, Elke U. Weber and Christopher K. Hsee
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Princeton University - Department of Psychology and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,710 (12,891)
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choice under risk, affect, risk-as-feelings, risk preference, risk attitude

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Warning: You Are About to Be Nudged

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2015
George Loewenstein, Cindy Bryce, David Hagmann and Sachin Rajpal
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Independent
Downloads 1,119 (24,179)
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advance directives, nudges, defaults, behavioral economics

Warning: You are about to be Nudged

Behavioral Science & Policy, 1(1), 35-42, 2015
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2015
George Loewenstein, Cindy Bryce, David Hagmann and Sachin Rajpal
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Independent
Downloads 198 (195,279)
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advance directives, nudges, defaults, behavioral economics

Disclosure: Psychology Changes Everything

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-30
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2013
George Loewenstein, Cass R. Sunstein and Russell Golman
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Harvard Law School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 1,154 (23,076)
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regulation, public disclosure, psychology, economics

Disclosure: Psychology Changes Everything

Posted: 08 Aug 2014
George Loewenstein, Cass R. Sunstein and Russell Golman
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Harvard Law School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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The Economist as Therapist: Methodological Ramifications of 'Light' Paternalism

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Feb 2007
George Loewenstein and Emily Celia Haisley
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Yale School of Management
Downloads 1,073 (26,139)
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Behavioral economics, asymmetric paternalism, libertarian paternalism, behavioral public policy, welfare criteria

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You Call It ‘Self-Exuberance,’ I Call It ‘Bragging.’ Miscalibrated Predictions of Emotional Responses to Self-Promotion

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2014
Irene Scopelliti, George Loewenstein and Joachim Vosgerau
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Bocconi University
Downloads 1,055 (26,778)

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Measuring the Prevalence of Questionable Research Practices with Incentives for Truth-Telling

Psychological Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2012
Leslie K. John, George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,032 (27,657)
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Judgment, Professional standards, Research methods

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The 'Ostrich Effect': Selective Attention to Information About Investments

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Niklas Karlsson, Duane J. Seppi and George Loewenstein
Goteborg University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 1,030 (27,737)
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investor behavior, selective exposure, attention

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The Impact of Credit Cards on Spending: A Field Experiment

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Elif Incekara-Hafalir and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 1,012 (28,479)
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Credit cards, spending, field experiments

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The Dirt on Coming Clean: Perverse Effects of Disclosing Conflicts of Interest

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jan 2009
Daylian M. Cain, George Loewenstein and Don A. Moore
Yale School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 955 (30,870)
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conflicts of interest, disclosure, advice, advising, moral licensing, altruism, consumer protection, regulation, ethics

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The Wick in the Candle of Learning: Epistemic Curiosity Activates Reward Circuitry and Enhances Memory

Psychological Science
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2008
California Institute of Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Stanford University - Psychology, National Taiwan University - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Downloads 938 (31,655)
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Neuroimaging, Memory, Learning, Brain

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Statistical, Identifiable and Iconic Victims and Perpetrators

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Mar 2005
George Loewenstein, Deborah Small and Jeff Strnad
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Psychology and Stanford Law School
Downloads 846 (36,515)
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identifiable victim effect, tax policy, public finance, behavioral economics

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Projection Bias in Predicting Future Utility

U.C. Berkeley Economics Working Paper E00-284
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Nov 2000
George Loewenstein, Ted O'Donoghue and Matthew Rabin
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Cornell University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 810 (38,815)
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Addiction, Consumption, Cooling Off, Misprediction, Projection Bias, Reference Dependence

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If I'm Not Hot, are You Hot or Not? Physical Attractiveness Evaluations and Dating Preferences as a Function of Own Attractiveness

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Leonard Lee, George Loewenstein, Dan Ariely, James Hong and Jim Young
Columbia Business School - Marketing, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 750 (43,093)
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Dating Preferences, Hedonic Adaptation, Prospect Theory, Attractiveness

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The Under-Appreciated Drive for Sense-Making

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Apr 2015
Nick Chater and George Loewenstein
University of Warwick - Warwick Business School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 703 (46,973)
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Sense-making, complexity, information theory, drive, motivation, simplicity, coding, information avoidance, confirmation bias, narrative

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Order Preference

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jul 2014
Ellen Evers, Yoel Inbar, George Loewenstein and Marcel Zeelenberg
UC Berkeley, Haas, University of Toronto, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Tilburg University - Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Downloads 654 (51,712)
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Boredom and Flow: An Opportunity Cost Theory of Attention-Directing Motivational States

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 06 May 2021
Zachary Wojtowicz, Nick Chater and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 616 (56,017)
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attention, boredom, flow

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Information Gaps for Risk and Ambiguity

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 May 2015 Last Revised: 26 May 2015
Russell Golman, George Loewenstein and Nikolos Gurney
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Students
Downloads 601 (57,613)
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ambiguity, gambling, information gap, risk, uncertainty

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Tom Sawyer and the Construction of Value

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Dan Ariely, George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 597 (58,112)
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Preferences, preference uncertainty, coherent arbitrariness

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Financial Attention

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 506 (71,514)
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Investor Attention, Portfolio Trading, Behavioral Economics/Finance, Ostrich Effect

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Preference Reversals between Joint and Separate Evaluations of Options: A Review and Theoretical Analysis

Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 125, No. 5, 1999, Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 06-14
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Oct 2006
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior and Harvard Business School - Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 496 (73,295)
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evaluability, joint evaluation, separate evaluation, preference reversal, utility function

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Torture in the Eyes of the Beholder: The Psychological Difficulty of Defining Torture in Law and Policy

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 May 2011 Last Revised: 10 May 2011
Mary-Hunter McDonnell, Loran Nordgren and George Loewenstein
The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University - Department of Management & Organizations and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 495 (73,466)

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torture, human rights, psychology

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The Tree of Experience in the Forest of Information: Overweighing Experienced Relative to Observed Information

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Mar 2004
Uri Simonsohn, Niklas Karlsson, George Loewenstein and Dan Ariely
Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School, Goteborg University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 495 (73,466)
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Games, behavioral economics, psychology, experimental economics, learning

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The Effect of Ownership History on the Valuation of Objects

Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 25, No. 3, 1998
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Dec 2010
Michal Ann Strahilevitz and George Loewenstein
Saint Mary's College of California - School of Economics & Business and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 432 (86,479)
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ownership history, endowment effect, valuation

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Secrets and Likes: The Drive for Privacy and the Difficulty of Achieving It in the Digital Age

Acquisti, Alessandro, Brandimarte, Laura, and Loewenstein, George, 'Secrets and Likes: The Drive for Privacy and the Difficulty of Achieving It in the Digital Age'. Journal of Consumer Psychology. 30(4); 736-758 (Oct. 2020). doi.org/10.1002/jcpy.1191.
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2021
Alessandro Acquisti, Laura Brandimarte and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 421 (89,130)
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Privacy, Privacy regulation, Psychology of privacy, Privacy Paradox

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Testing Strategies to Increase Saving and Retention in Individual Development Account Programs

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 22 Feb 2016
The Ohio State University - Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University, Independent and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 412 (91,355)

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Narratives and Valuations

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2021
Dor Morag and George Loewenstein
University of Pittsburgh - PhD candidate, Department of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 378 (100,891)

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Decision-Making, Narratives, Stories, Valuations, Willingness to Accept, Item Attachment

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Choice Architecture, Framing, and Cascaded Privacy Choices

Management Science 65(5); 1949-2443 May 2019 https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2018.3028
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2021
Idris Adjerid, Alessandro Acquisti and George Loewenstein
Pamplin College of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 374 (102,130)
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Choice Architecture, Privacy, Behavioral Economics, Policy

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Investor Logins and the Disposition Effect

Number of pages: 103 Posted: 21 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2021
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Nottingham - School of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
Downloads 372 (102,720)
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reference point, disposition effect, attention, login, investor behavior

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Fragile Self-Esteem

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2021
Botond Koszegi, George Loewenstein and Takeshi Murooka
Central European University (CEU) - Department of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Osaka University
Downloads 336 (115,163)
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ego, confidence, self-esteem, personal equilibria

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The Preference for Belief Consonance

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jun 2016
Russell Golman, George Loewenstein, Karl O. Moene and Luca Zarri
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Oslo - Department of Economics and University of Verona - Department of Economics
Downloads 300 (130,035)
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Beliefs, Consonance, Utility, Identity

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Attention Utility: Evidence From Individual Investors

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Nottingham - School of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
Downloads 195 (197,973)
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information utility, attention, investor behavior

Attention Utility: Evidence from Individual Investors

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Feb 2020
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Nottingham - School of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Warwick - Warwick Business School
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information utility, attention, login, investor behavior

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Slow Down! Insensitivity to Rate of Consumption Leads to Avoidable Satiation

Journal of Consumer Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 May 2012
Jeff Galak, Justin Kruger, Justin Kruger and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University, New York University (NYU)University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 273 (143,462)
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satiation, consumers, habituation, hedonic, enjoyment

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The Red, the Black, and the Plastic: Paying Down Credit Card Debt for Hotels Not Sofas

Quispe Torreblanca E G, Stewart N, Gathergood J, Loewenstein G. The red, the black, and the plastic: paying down credit card debt for hotels not sofas. Management Sci., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 19 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2019
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 272 (143,987)
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mental accounting, credit cards, debt repayment

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Habit Formation in Children: Evidence from Incentives for Healthy Eating

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Oct 2014
George Loewenstein, Joseph Price and Kevin Volpp
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Brigham Young University and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Downloads 271 (144,556)
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Is Variety the Spice of Life? It All Depends on the Rate of Consumption

Judgment and Decision Making, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Mar 2011
Jeff Galak, Justin Kruger, Justin Kruger and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University, New York University (NYU)University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 260 (150,705)
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variety, decision making,diversification bias, enjoyment

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Cheating More for Less: Upward Social Comparisons Motivate the Poorly Compensated to Cheat

Forthcoming, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2013
Leslie K. John, George Loewenstein and Scott Rick
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 246 (159,199)
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dishonesty, decision making, social comparison, fairness, pay secrecy

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Mental Money Laundering: A Motivated Violation of Fungibility

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Alex Imas, George Loewenstein and Carey Morewedge
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Boston University, Questrom School of Business
Downloads 233 (167,764)

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Mental accounting; moral behavior; source dependence; money laundering

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Nothing to Declare: Mandatory and Voluntary Disclosure Leads Advisors to Avoid Conflicts of Interest

Psychological Science, 2014, 25(2), 575-584. , Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper, Edmond J. Safra Working Papers
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2014
Sunita Sah and George Loewenstein
Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 219 (178,004)
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conflicts of interest, ethics, disclosure, decision making, policy-making

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Measuring Information Preferences

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Nov 2018
Emily Ho, David Hagmann and George Loewenstein
Fordham University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 218 (178,768)
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Information Avoidance, Scale Development, Information Preference, Health, Consumer Finance

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Emote Control: The Substitution of Symbol for Substance in Foreign Policy and International Law

Chicago Kent Law Review, Vol. 80, July 2005
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Jul 2005
Jules Lobel and George Loewenstein
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 208 (186,720)
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emotion, law and economics, foreign policy, international law

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Self-Interest Through Agency: An Alternative Rationale for the Principal-Agent Relationship

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Sep 2008
John Hamman, George Loewenstein and Roberto A. Weber
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 204 (190,101)
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fairness, principal-agent, experiments

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Financial Attention

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 May 2015
Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 199 (194,491)
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investors attention, ostrich effect, behavioral economics/finance

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Mispredicting the Endowment Effect: Underestimation of Owners' Selling Prices by Buye's Agents

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Feb 2002
Leaf Van Boven, David Dunning and George Loewenstein
University of Colorado Boulder, Cornell University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 176 (216,813)
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Behavioral economics, endowment effect, experimental economics

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Clinical Signs Associated with Earlier Diagnosis of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2019
Columbia University, Columbia University, Columbia University, Mount Sinai Health System - Icahn School of Medicine, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Department of Psychiatry
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Autism spectrum disorder; symptoms; clinical signs; early diagnosis; diagnosis age; regression trees

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Wearing Out Your Shoes to Prevent Someone Else from Stepping into Them: Anticipated Regret and Social Takeover in Sequential Decisions

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 May 2004
Erik Hoelzl and George Loewenstein
University of Cologne and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 167 (226,728)

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Commitment, Decision making, Social Comparison, Regret, Counterfactual Comparisons

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Intangibility in Intertemporal Choice

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2008
Scott Rick and George Loewenstein
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 164 (231,420)
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Intertemporal Choice, Discounted Utility, Tradeoffs, Tangibility, Emotion

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Thoughts and Players: An Introduction to Old and New Economic Perspectives on Beliefs

The Science of Beliefs: A multidisciplinary Approach (provisional title, to be published in October 2021). Cambridge University Press. Edited by Julien Musolino, Joseph Sommer, and Pernille Hemmer
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Mar 2021
Andras Molnar and George Loewenstein
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 159 (236,341)
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Anticipatory Emotions, Belief-based Utility, Cognitive Dissonance, False Beliefs, Homophily, Motivated Reasoning, Polarization, Self-esteem, Theory of Mind

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The Motivational Processes of Sense-Making

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 11 May 2021
Zachary Wojtowicz, Nick Chater and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 134 (274,341)
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beliefs, information, motivation, affect

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The Impact of Immediate Craving on the Valuation of Current and Future Opioids

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Nov 2004
University of Vermont, University of Vermont, Duke University - Medical Center, Southern Illinois University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Vermont
Downloads 129 (279,080)
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Addiction, utility elicitation, decision making

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'It's Not About the Money. It's About Sending a Message!': Unpacking the Components of Revenge

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2021
Andras Molnar, Shereen Chaudhry and George Loewenstein
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Beliefs, Belief-based utility, Communication, Justice, Morality, Punishment, Revenge

62.

Underestimating Learning by Doing

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Oct 2021
Samantha Horn and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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learning, beliefs, forecasting

63.

The False and the Furious: People are more disturbed by others' false beliefs than by differences in beliefs

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2020
Andras Molnar and George Loewenstein
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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beliefs, false beliefs, homophily, polarization, belief-dissonance

64.

Misplaced Confidences Privacy and the Control Paradox

Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(3), 340--347, 2013 https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550612455931
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Laura Brandimarte, Alessandro Acquisti and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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privacy, control, paradox, behavioral economics of privacy, Web 2.0 applications

65.

Empathy Gaps in Emotional Perspective Taking

OTHER MINDS: HOW HUMANS BRIDGE THE DIVIDE BETWEEN SELF AND OTHERS, S. Hodges, B. Malle, eds., Guilford Press, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
Leaf Van Boven and George Loewenstein
University of Colorado Boulder and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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66.

What is Privacy Worth?

The Journal of Legal Studies, 42(2), 249--274, 2013 https://doi.org/10.1086/671754
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti, Leslie K. John and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Harvard Business School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Privacy

67.

Mispredicting the Endowment Effect: Underestimation of Owners’ Selling Prices by Buyer’s Agents

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 51, pp. 351-365, 2003
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
George Loewenstein, David Dunning and Leaf Van Boven
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Cornell University and University of Colorado Boulder
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Behavioral economic, Endowment effect, Experimental economics

68.

Empirical Observations on Longer-Term Use of Incentives for Weight Loss

Preventative Medicine, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Feb 2012
Leslie K. John, George Loewenstein and Kevin Volpp
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Medicine
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weight loss, behavioral economics, randomized controlled trial, obesity

69.

Egocentric Empathy Gaps between Owners and Buyers: Misperceptions of the Endowment Effect

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 79, No. 1, pp. 66-76, 2000
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Feb 2010
George Loewenstein and Leaf Van Boven
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Colorado Boulder
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At the Top of the Mind: Peak Prices and the Disposition Effect

Number of pages: 116 Posted: 08 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2021
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Warwick, University of Nottingham - School of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Warwick - Warwick Business School
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reference points, disposition effect, selling homes, investor behaviour

71.

Creating Convergence: Debiasing Biased Litigants

Law & Social Inquiry, October 1997
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Sep 1997 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2013
Linda Babcock, George Loewenstein and Samuel Issacharoff
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and New York University School of Law
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How Close is Too Close: The effect of near losses on subsequent risk taking

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Apr 2021
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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near misses, decision making, risk, luck

73.

Dying to Divulge: The Determinants of, and Relationship Between, Desired and Actual Disclosure

Number of pages: 123 Posted: 22 Jun 2020
Erin Carbone and George Loewenstein
University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Disclosure, Information, Privacy

74.

The Illusion of Courage in Social Predictions: Underestimating the Impact of Fear of Embarrassment on Other People

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 96, pp. 130-141, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Leaf Van Boven, George Loewenstein and David Dunning
University of Colorado Boulder, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Cornell University
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AVective forecasting, Decision making, Empathy gaps, Emotion, Judgment, Prediction, Perspective taking

75.

Do Individuals Make Sensible Health Insurance Decisions? Evidence from a Menu with Dominated Options

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2021
Saurabh Bhargava, George Loewenstein and Justin R. Sydnor
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Cross-Situational Projection

SELF AND SOCIAL JUDGEMENT, M. Alicke, J. Krueger, D. Dunning, eds., pp. 43-64, Psychology Press, 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Feb 2010
George Loewenstein and Leaf Van Boven
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Colorado Boulder
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Near-Miss Deterrence: Incorporating Near-Miss Effects into Deterrence Theory

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Apr 2021
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University
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Deterrence, Ethics, Cheating, Risk-Taking

78.

Identifying a Reliable Boredom Induction

A Markey, A Chin, EM VanEpps, G Loewenstein. (2014). Identifying a reliable boredom induction, Perceptual & Motor Skills 119 (1), 237-253.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
Amanda Markey, Alycia Chin, Eric Van Epps and George Loewenstein
Independent, Securities and Exchange Commission, Independent and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Responses to Bragging and Self-Deprecation. Theory and Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Bocconi University
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self-disclosure, impression management, bragging, self-deprecation

80.

Information Avoidance and Information Seeking Among Parents of Children with ASD

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jul 2019
Columbia University, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Department of Psychiatry
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ASD, early diagnosis, information avoidance, age of diagnosis, autism

81.

Strangers on a Plane: Context-Dependent Willingness to Divulge Sensitive Information

Journal of Consumer Research 37(5):858-873 Feb 2011 https://doi.org/10.1086/656423
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Leslie K. John, Alessandro Acquisti and George Loewenstein
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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Privacy, Sensitive Information

82.

"It's Not About the Money. It's About Sending a Message!" Unpacking the Components of Revenge

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Feb 2020
Andras Molnar, Shereen Chaudhry and George Loewenstein
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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beliefs, belief-based utility, justice, fairness, morality, punishment, revenge

83.

Reasons for Both Pessimism and Optimism: A Response to the Commentaries

Journal of Consumer Psychology 30.4 (2020): 780-783 https://doi.org/10.1002/jcpy.1187
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2021
Alessandro Acquisti, Laura Brandimarte and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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economic psychology, public policy issues, social networks and social media

84.

Social Projection of Transient Drive States

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 29, pp. 1159-1168, 2003
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
George Loewenstein and Leaf Van Boven
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of Colorado Boulder
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egocentrism, empathy gaps, perspective taking

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Neuroeconomics: Why Economics Needs Brains

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Colin Camerer, George Loewenstein and Drazen Prelec
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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When and Why Randomized Response Techniques (Fail To) Elicit the Truth

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 148(C), pages 101-123.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2021
Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Bocconi University
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Truth-Telling, Lying, Privacy, Information Disclosure, Survey Research

87.

The Impact of Relative Standards on the Propensity to Disclose

Journal of Marketing Research, 49(2), 160--174, 2012
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2021
Alessandro Acquisti, Leslie K. John and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Harvard Business School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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survey design, self-disclosure, electronic commerce, privacy

88.

Fear and Promise of the Unknown: How Losses Discourage and Promote Exploration

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2021
Alycia Chin, David Hagmann and George Loewenstein
Securities and Exchange Commission, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
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explore-exploit, loss aversion, decisions from experience, framing

89.

A Personal-Equilibria Model of Insecurity

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Botond Koszegi, George Loewenstein and Takeshi Murooka
Central European University (CEU) - Department of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Osaka University
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Self-esteem, insecurity, narcissism, feedback

90.

Grandma Knows Best: Family Structure and Age of Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism, Volume: 22 issue: 3, page(s): 368-376 (2018)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Jun 2019
Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Mount Sinai Medical Centre and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Department of Psychiatry
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age of diagnosis, autism, family structure, grandparents, siblings

91.

Privacy and Human Behavior in the Age of Information

Science, 347(6221), 509--514, 2015
Posted: 06 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
Alessandro Acquisti, Laura Brandimarte and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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Privacy, Human Behavior, Information Age

92.

Bored in the USA: Experience Sampling and Boredom in Everyday Life

Chin, A., Markey, A., Bhargava, S., Kassam, K. S., & Loewenstein, G. (2017). Bored in the USA: Experience Sampling and Boredom in Everyday Life. Emotion, 17(2): 359. DOI:10.1037/emo0000232
Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Securities and Exchange Commission, Independent, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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boredom, trait boredom, state boredom, emotions, experience sampling

93.

The Impact of Idea Generation and Potential Appropriation on Entrepreneurship: An Experimental Study

Management Science (Articles in Advance)
Posted: 17 May 2016 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2016
Soheil Hooshangi and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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Entrepreneurship; Investment; Imitation; Overconfidence; Takeover aversion

94.

Conflicted Advice and Second Opinions: Benefits, but Unintended Consequences

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (Forthcoming), Edmond J. Safra Working Paper No. 13
Posted: 24 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2016
Sunita Sah and George Loewenstein
Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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advice, bias, conflicts of interest, second opinions, judgment, ethical decision making, rationalizations, advisors, influence, behavioral economics, behavioral ethics, morality, ethics, moral disengagement

95.

The Illusion of Courage in Self-Predictions: Mispredicting One's Own Behavior in Embarrassing Situations

Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 1-12, January 2012
Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Leaf Van Boven, George Loewenstein, Edward Welch and David Dunning
University of Colorado Boulder, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Cornell University

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affective forecasting, decision making, choice, embarrassment, empathy gaps, emotion, intuition, judgment, prediction

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What Constitutes Torture? Psychological Impediments to an Objective Evaluation of Interrogation Tactics

Psychological Science, Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 689-694, 2011
Posted: 24 Jul 2011
Loran Nordgren, Mary-Hunter McDonnell and George Loewenstein
Northwestern University - Department of Management & Organizations, The Wharton School - The University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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torture, empathy gaps, pain

97.

Financial Incentives for Longer-Term Weight Loss: A Randomized Controlled Trial

American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon) Paper
Posted: 06 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2012
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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98.

When Sunlight Fails to Disinfect: Understanding the Perverse Effects of Disclosing Conflicts of Interest

Journal of Consumer Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Jul 2010
Daylian M. Cain, George Loewenstein and Don A. Moore
Yale School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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The Burden of Disclosure: Increased Compliance with Distrusted Advice

Sah, S., Loewenstein, G., & Cain, D. (2013). The Burden of Disclosure: Increased Compliance with Distrusted Advice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol 104(2), 289-304. doi: 10.1037/a0030527.
Posted: 25 May 2010 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2013
Sunita Sah, George Loewenstein and Daylian M. Cain
Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Yale School of Management

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conflicts of interest, disclosure, advice, ethics, regulation, reluctant altruism

100.

Neuroeconomics

Annual Review of Psychology, Vol. 59, January 2008
Posted: 10 Jan 2008
George Loewenstein, Scott Rick and Jonathan D. Cohen
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Princeton University - Department of Psychology

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decision making, emotions, dual-process theories, neuroscience, behavioral economics

101.

Paying $1 to Lose $2: Misperceptions of the Value of Information in Predicting the Performance of Others

Carnegie Mellon Behavioral Decision Research Working Paper No. 301
Posted: 06 Nov 2002
George Loewenstein, Don A. Moore and Roberto A. Weber
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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Curse of knowledge, information, biases and heuristics, experiments

102.

Explaining the Identifiable Victim Effect

JOURNAL OF RISK AND UNCERTAINITY, Vol. 14, No. 3 (February 1997)
Posted: 20 Dec 1998
Karen E. Jenni and George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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