Essays Tagged: "Dan Ariely"

"The Power of Price". An analysis of Chapter 10 in Dan Arielys "Predictably Irrational", showing why our minds have a lot of power over how effective our medicine is.

't have much to do with the medicine; but more with the actual attitude of the patient.According to Dan Ariely people's expectations have a huge impact on their experiences. Simply put; optimistic peo ... lls you, or the conversation you over heard between the janitors about the latest car tires.Ariely, Dan. Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decision ...

(5 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Rational or Ridiculous

tes are exposed to dozens of men who could possibly have AIDS. Harford reasons that people who work dangerous jobs like lumber-jacking, construction, and prostitution accept more cash in exchange for ... ction, and prostitution accept more cash in exchange for the greater risks they face every day. The dangers of prostitution come in all different shapes and sorts. The most prominent risk is the possi ...

(10 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

wealth inequality

Africa 74.8% (Zuesse. 2014). Less developed countries, but the US's percentage is still the highest.Dan Ariely and Michael Norton's 2011 StudyIn 2011 Dan Ariely, an American professor of psychology an ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Th Decoy Effect

that option that is supposedly better instead of the less appealing option. I honestly believe that Ariely did a fantastic job, even if I did not fully comprehend the concept at the time, of explainin ... d choose the option that included both the print and the web components instead of just one option. Ariely also stated that when he took away the print only option when presenting his experiment to hi ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics