Have you been nudged today?
Nudge Theory draws on human behaviour to create subtle policy 'nudges' that encourage people to make good or healthier choices. The Policy Shop investigates.
Using finance and psychology to fight fat
Psychology is being married with financial modelling to see how dietary choices could help the fight against obesity.
Is a comfortable retirement out of reach for the average Australian?
The Commonwealth Government’s tougher Age Pension assets test will reduce the retirement incomes of most working Australians. Will you retire comfortably?
Finance + Psychology: Finding a way to fight obesity
Could we be on our way to combating or controlling obesity? Researchers have discovered how the environment impacts obese people differently to others.
8 tips for preparing financially savvy teenagers
Eight expert tips to prepare your teenager for financial independence, from understanding compound interest to always reading the fine print.
Bubbly personality: how our biology hits budgets
New research is taking the human element of financial decision-making into consideration, by combining economics with psychology and neuroscience.