Photo: Sarah Joy he disturbing thing scientists learned when they bribed babies with graham crackers” was the Washington Post’s engaging headline on their Wonkblog a few weeks ago. Ready to be disturbed with the best of them, I read on. In an experiment by Yale psychologists Arber Tasimi and Karen Wynn, children preferred to accept […]
About Samuel Bowles
Samuel Bowles (PhD Economics, Harvard) directs the Behavioral Sciences Program at the Santa Fe Institute, recently published The Moral Economy: Why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens (Yale University Press) and is one of the authors of The Economy, a free online introduction to economics by the Curriculum Open Access Resources for Economics (CORE) Project. He also blogs at Psychology Today and is the author of Microeconomics: Behavior, Institutions and Evolution, and with Herbert Gintis wrote A cooperative species: Human reciprocity and its evolution.