TED Radio Hour for Friday, April 4, 2014

Are We Wired To Be Bad With Money?

Psychologist Laurie Santos studies human irrationality by observing how primates make decisions — including some not-so-savvy money choices their human relatives often make.
Behavioral economist Keith Chen says languages that don't have a future tense strongly correlate with higher savings.

Does Money Make You Mean?

Social psychologist Paul Piff describes how wealth changes behavior and how almost anyone's behavior can change when they're made to feel rich.

How Much Does Money Motivate Us?

Writer Daniel Pink explains why traditional rewards like money aren't always successful motivators.

Can Money Buy You Happiness?

Social scientist Michael Norton researches how money can buy happiness — when you don't spend it on yourself. The key is social spending that benefits not just you, but other people.
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