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How elevation impacts risk taking

There’s an old saying that we shape our buildings and environments and then they in turn shape us.  Here is a fascinating research report about “the influence of physical elevation in buildings on risk preferences.” I discovered it through this MarketWatch article, which my friend John… Read More

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Escalator etiquette

I am one of those people that gets annoyed when people don’t follow proper escalator etiquette. The etiquette being: stand on the right; walk on the left. Some cities – London and Tokyo come to mind – are draconian about this. But it turns out… Read More