We loved the book—and pointed out that, unbeknownst to the author, it was really about behavioral economics, the combination of economics and psychology in which we shared a common interest, and which we had explored together with respect to public policy and law.Why isn’t the market for baseball players “efficient”?They discuss the group's work on developing plasma accelerators for real-world applications.When we think of particle accelerators - machines which accelerate particles such as electrons and protons to almost the speed of light, we tend to think of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, which is the largest machine ever built at 27 km in circumference.
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Though we were pleased that Lewis was taking an interest in our field, we admit to being skeptical when we heard about his book plan.
Elena Bodnar demonstrates her invention — a brassiere that, in an emergency, can be converted into a pair of protective face masks — assisted by Nobel laureates Wolfgang Ketterle, Orhan Pamuk, and Paul Krugman. The Russian network NTV traveled the world to interview Ig Nobel Prize winners.
In a new study of rats published online in In their study, scientists observed that rats on Ritalin learned faster than those not given the drug; the Ritalin-drugged rats understood more quickly that a flash of light and sound meant sugary treats for them.
However, when the researchers used drugs to block the dopamine D1 receptors in the rats’ brains, they found Ritalin did not aid learning speed.