Latest Choice Stories

2011-07-08 14:28:24

A study by Columbia Business School's marketing professors Ran Kivetz, Philip H. Geier, Jr. Professor of Marketing, and Oded Netzer, Philip H. Geier Jr. Associate Professor, Marketing, alongside Rom Schrift, Assistant Professor of Marketing, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (he received his Ph.D. from Columbia Business School in 2011), demonstrates the existence of "complicating choice" – the process that decision-makers unintentionally initiate when making certain...

2011-04-26 23:33:29

Having power over others and having choices in your own life share a critical foundation: control.

2011-03-29 20:01:48

Too much choice can be a bad thing—not just for the individual, but for society.

2011-01-04 00:00:37

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2010-12-20 11:01:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- People's Choice announced today that fans have cast a record-breaking 175 million votes thus far for PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011, a 182% increase over last year's voting total.

2010-07-29 15:32:47

In Greek mythology, the gods punished Sisyphus by condemning him to roll a rock up a steep hill for eternity.

2010-06-30 12:20:00

Many people believe that getting older means losing a mental edge, leading to poor decision-making.

2010-06-02 15:41:10

Just because your mother has turned 85, you shouldn't assume you'll have to take over her financial matters.

2010-04-15 14:34:55

The context in which humans meet potential mates has a hidden influence on who they decide to pursue.

2010-04-13 08:01:00

PARIS, April 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrefour, through its banking subsidiary Societe des Paiements Pass (S2P), and Monext launch large scale instant issuing of EMV cards. With instant issuing of PASS MasterCard cards, S2P offers its customers a differentiating service that simplifies cardholder application process: after choosing a PIN code, customers obtain their permanent card within a few minutes of their successful application check.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.