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Stories by Marina Krakovsky

Why a Good Deal Can Seem Unfair

Something is better than nothing, right? Not if you feel cheated, as experimental money games show

September 6, 2010 — Kay-Yut Chen and Marina Krakovsky

The Science of Lasting Happiness

Through controlled experiments, Sonja Lyubomirsky explores ways to beat the genetic set point for happiness. Staying in high spirits, she finds, is hard work

April 1, 2007 — Marina Krakovsky

Unsettled Scores

Has the black-white IQ gap narrowed?

January 14, 2007 — Marina Krakovsky

Experiments at Work

What's the best way to boost sales or handle competing resellers? By lab-testing business ideas, Kay-Yut Chen gets rid of some of the guesswork

February 20, 2006 — Marina Krakovsky