Some of these studies surprised me. What did they have in common?When people are given six flavors instead of 24, they’re more likely to buy jam.
Real estate agents were surprised when they inspected a property and found that it was worth $14,000 more when the seller had listed it for sale at $149,900 rather than $119,900If children are playing an enjoyable game and then receive a reward when they win, they may lose interest in playing the rest of the game once the reward is no longer available.
When people see others consuming less than them, they tend to consume less themselves. If you flip a coin six times, most of us would agree that HHHHHTTT is less likely than HTTHTHT. However, most of us would be wrong. Managers underestimate the intrinsic motivation of their employees
All these studies have been presented as ones conducted by behavioral economists, but in reality they were done by psychology researchers.
This is a common misconception. As an economist who won a Nobel Prize says, “when it comes to policy decisions, applications of social or psychological research are now commonly referred to as ‘behavioral’ economic.”
There is no doubt that pornography is one of the biggest sources of profit on the Internet, but have you ever stopped to think how much time a person usually spends accessing this kind of content?
Pornhub, one of the largest adult entertainment sites in the world, has conducted a survey to define some interesting numbers.
According to the studies, the regions that spend more timewatching HD Porn are the ones that are in green on the map below, that is, China, Madagascar Island, the Philippines and some countries in Africa, such as Nigeria, Botswana and Cameroon.
These regions usually spend 13 to 17 minutes on pornography sites.
Countries highlighted in yellow or orange spend an average time, from 9 to 13 minutes. Among them are the United States, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Paraguay, Venezuela, Australia and most countries in Africa.