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IRM in the Media

New Outlet Mall in Eagan Opens

Prof. George John on KARE — Thursday, August 14, 2014


New Outlet Mall in Eagan Signals a Retailing Shift

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Sunday, August 10, 2014


New Eagan Outlet Mall, Mall of America Size Each Other Up

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Thursday, August 14, 2014


How to Stay Focused and Get Results (Faster) with a One-Page Strategic Plan

Prof. Vohs in The Agency Post — Friday, August 01, 2014


The Nostalgia Effect: Do Consumers Spend More When Thinking about the Past?

Prof. Vohs in Phys.org — Tuesday, July 22, 2014


Nostalgia Prompts People to Spend More

Prof. Vohs in Business Standard — Monday, July 28, 2014


How Private Colleges Are Like Cheap Sushi

Prof. Rao on NPR — Saturday, July 12, 2014


Nostalgia 'Makes People Spend More Money'

Prof. Vohs in BBC News — Wednesday, July 23, 2014


Alibaba - Meet China's Online Giant

Prof. Cui in Against the Grain — Monday, July 21, 2014


Economic Dependence Promotes Prudishness

Prof. Vohs in the Huffington Post — Wednesday, July 09, 2014


An Indulgent Life Isn't Necessarily a Happy Life

Prof. Vohs in New York Magazine — Monday, July 14, 2014


There's a Vast Difference Between Being Messy and Being Dirty

Prof. Vohs in the Montreal Gazette — Monday, June 30, 2014


People Will Buy Bad Products If They Are Reviewed Negatively But Politely

Prof. Vohs in New York Magazine — Friday, June 27, 2014


3 Surprising Ways To Find More Time Each Day

Prof. Vohs in Business Insider — Sunday, June 15, 2014


What Happens to a Society That Does Not Believe in Free Will?

Prof. Vohs in Scientific American (requires subscription) - June 2014


When To Say Yes To The Messy Desk

Prof. Vohs in Forbes — Friday, May 23, 2014


4 Reasons You Can't Trust Yourself

Prof. Vohs in Psychology Today — Wednesday, May 28, 2014


7 Breakthrough Business Thinkers to Watch

Prof. Vohs in Inc. Magazine — Tuesday, May 27, 2014


When Walmart Leaves, There Go the Shops in the Neighborhood

Prof. Bergen in the Pioneer Press — Monday, May 19, 2014


Why We Should Embrace (and Be Inspired) by Our Untidy Homes

Prof. Vohs in Financial Times — Friday, May 16, 2014


Why Negative Reviews Can Be Good For Business

Prof. Vohs' research in Forbes — Tuesday, May 06, 2014


The Beer Ritual

Prof. Vohs' research in JonahLehrer.com — Tuesday, May 13, 2014


What Target's Steinhafel Did Wrong, and Didn't

Prof. Forbes and Rao on MPR's The Daily Circuit — Monday, May 05, 2014


Target CEO Resigns after Breach

Prof. Rao on FOX9 — Monday, May 05, 2014


3 Surprising Ways Your Office Shapes Your Success

Prof. Meyers-Levy in Business Insider — Monday, May 05, 2014


Do You Have What It Takes for Success?

Prof. Vohs in Bloomberg Businessweek — Thursday, April 24, 2014


Brands May Benefit from Negative Reviews

Prof. Vohs in Consumer Affairs — Tuesday, April 15, 2014


The Psychology of Messiness: How Disorder Can Make You More Creative

Prof. Vohs in Inc. — Wednesday, April 02, 2014


New Study Says That Ovulating Women May Buy More Status Goods

Prof. Griskevicius in the Star Tribune — Tuesday, March 25, 2014


Clashing Over Office Clutter

Profs. Redden and Vohs' research in the Wall Street Journal — Tuesday, March 18, 2014


Credit Card Fees: Most Common Types, How to Avoid Them & More

Prof. Vitorino in CardHub


Touching Boxer Shorts Makes Women Think Differently

Prof. Vohs in Scientific American — Tuesday, March 04, 2014


The Compassion Gap

Prof. Vohs's research in the New York Times — Saturday, March 01, 2014


Researchers Say Ovulation Alters Women's Economic Decisions

Prof. Griskevicius in Phys.Org — Wednesday, February 26, 2014


Women get super-competitive once a month

Prof. Griskevicius in Science Blog — Wednesday, February 26, 2014


Experts: Target Will Survive Profit Drop

Prof. John on KARE — Wednesday, February 26, 2014


Two Carlson Professors Honored

Profs. Vohs and Griskevicius in the Minnesota Daily — Thursday, February 13, 2014


Naming Rights Deal Whispers Begin, Years ahead of Schedule


Sucking the Marrow out of Life - with Ritual

Prof. Vohs in Psychology Today — Friday, January 31, 2014


What Will Shout-out from Obama Deliver for Punch Pizza?

Dave Hopkins in Bring Me The News — Wednesday, January 29, 2014


What is Ego Depletion?

Prof. Vohs on BBC Radio — Monday, January 13, 2014


Luxury Brands Add Value with Charity Partnerships


The Pop-up Store May Be Here to Stay

Prof. George John in the Pioneer Press — Sunday, January 19, 2014


Target Beta Testing Small Format Store In Dinkytown

Prof. George John on WCCO — Friday, January 17, 2014


Target Lays off Nearly 500 Workers

Prof. Akshay Rao on KARE — Wednesday, January 22, 2014


Data Breach Highlights Pros, Cons of Credit vs. Debit

Prof. George John on KARE — Monday, January 20, 2014


Schafer: Food Firms Scramble to Embrace Latest Fads

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Monday, January 13, 2014


5 Ways You'll Be Seduced Into Buying More This Year

Prof. Meyers-Levy in The Huffington Post — Friday, January 10, 2014


Are We Really Irrational, or Just Adaptively Rational?

Prof. Griskevicius in reasearch. — Tuesday, January 07, 2014


Turn Down Perfectionism and Turn Up Success:Four Possible Ways

Prof. Vohs in Psych Central - Jan. 2014


The Perfect Workspace (According to Science)

Prof. Vohs in 99U - Jan. 2014


Kathleen Vohs Receives Anneliese Maier Research Award

Prof Vohs in Observations — Thursday, January 02, 2014


Target Offers Discounts while Card Numbers Trade on the Black Market

Prof. Akshay Rao in the Star Tribune — Saturday, December 21, 2013


Target Security Breach Fallout Continues

Prof. Akshay Rao on KARE — Saturday, December 21, 2013


Women Hate Sexy Ads, Unless They're for Something Expensive Read more: Women Hate Sexy Ads, Unless They're for Something Expensive

Prof. Vohs in TIME — Wednesday, December 04, 2013


Self-Affirmation May Combat Cognitive Effects Of Poverty: Remembering Past Successes Improves IQ By Several Points

Prof. Vohs in Medical Daily — Tuesday, December 17, 2013


Luxury Shopping, from the Other Side of the Register

Prof. Vohs's research in The New Yorker — Tuesday, December 03, 2013


How Poverty Depletes Brain Power

Prof. Vohs in The Times — Monday, December 16, 2013


New Research: Rituals Make Us Value Things More

Prof. Vohs in the HBR Blog Network — Thursday, December 12, 2013


Eyes Aren't on the Prize, They Are Closed to Sexism of Ads

Prof. Vohs in the Belfast Telegraph — Thursday, December 12, 2013


Tevlin: Punch Giving Its Employees a Bigger Slice of the Pizza

Dave Hopkins in the Star Tribune — Tuesday, December 10, 2013


Study Finds Sex Doesn't Sell -- Or At Least Not Cheap Crap to Women

Prof. Vohs in PolicyMic — Friday, December 06, 2013


10 Traits Men Appreciate Most in Women

Prof. Griskevicius in Shy Magazine


The Dark Side of the Green Consumer

Prof. Griskevicius in Psychologies Today


Sexual Ads Turn Women Off, Unless It's For Posh Items

Prof. Vohs in PsychCentral — Thursday, December 05, 2013


Sexual Ads Turn Women Off, Unless It's For Posh Items

Prof. Vohs in PsychCentral — Thursday, December 05, 2013


Man Cave Worldwide Expands to Retail Sales

John Stavig in the Star Tribune — Sunday, December 01, 2013


Target Preps for Black Friday with Multimedia Deals

Prof. Akshay Rao in USA Today — Wednesday, November 27, 2013


CardHub's 8 Gift Card Tips for 2013

Prof. Cui in CardHub — Monday, November 25, 2013


Ask the Experts: Outlook for Holiday Shopping 2013

Prof. Akshay Rao in CardHub — Monday, November 18, 2013


Retailers Will Try Bag of Tricks to Woo Black Friday Shoppers

Prof. Bergen in the Star Tribune — Monday, November 18, 2013


Thanks-buying? Stores to Start Shopping Season on the Holiday

Prof. Loken in the Star Tribune — Friday, November 15, 2013


Stadium naming rights could reach $10 million a year

Prof. Akshay Rao on KARE — Tuesday, November 12, 2013


Hallmark Apologizes For Omitting 'Gay' From Holiday Ornament

Prof. Akshay Rao on WBUR — Monday, November 04, 2013


A Messy Desk Encourages a Creative Mind, Study Finds

Prof. Vohs in American Psychological Association - Oct. 2013


Too Many Pictures on Instagram Ruins Appetite

Prof. Redden's research in Metro India — Thursday, October 31, 2013


How to Avoid a Price War

Prof. Bergen and Prof. Akshay Rao in Entrepreneur — Monday, October 28, 2013


NerdWallet Book Club: The Rational Animal

Prof. Griskevicius's book in the NerdWallet Investing — Tuesday, October 29, 2013


Should You Bribe Your Kids?

Prof. Vohs's research in the New York Times — Saturday, October 26, 2013


Don't Tidy Up Before You Do Your Creative Thinking

Prof. Redden and Vohs's research in the Harvard Business Review — Wednesday, October 23, 2013


How Our Choices May Be A Question Of DNA

Prof. Griskevicius on KUOW — Monday, October 21, 2013


How Poverty Depletes Brain Power

Prof. Vohs in the Deseret News — Thursday, October 17, 2013


Can Psychologists Predict Whether Just-Christened George Is Heading for a Happy or a Meaningful Life?

Prof. Vohs in the Huffington Post — Thursday, October 24, 2013


Halloween Spending Expected to Decline Slightly this Year

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Sunday, October 20, 2013


Caveman Rationality

Review of Prof. Griskevicius's book in Psychology Today — Monday, October 14, 2013


It's a Prime Week for Warehouse Sales in Minnesota

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Tuesday, October 08, 2013


Validation for Our Messiness

Prof. Vohs in the Petoskey News — Monday, October 07, 2013


Why Consumer Irrationality Isn't So Irrational

Prof. Griskevicius's presentation at Advertising Week — Thursday, September 26, 2013


Rationality and Evolution

Prof. Griskevicius on Access Minnesota — Monday, September 16, 2013


Is the Gender Ratio in Your Town Making You Broke?

Prof. Griskevicius in Men's Fitness


What Your Messy Desk Says About You (It's a Good Thing)

Prof. Vohs in Smithsonian Magazine — Wednesday, September 25, 2013


Quick Reads: "The Rational Animal" by Douglas T. Kenrick and Vladas Griskevicius

Prof. Griskevicius's book in Mother Jones — Monday, September 16, 2013


Women Use Luxury Accessories to Deter Romantic Rivals

Prof. Griskevicius's research in the Harvard Business Review — Thursday, September 26, 2013


Before You Straighten Up Your Desk, Read This

Prof. Vohs in TIME — Friday, September 20, 2013


Want a More Relaxed Evening? Do This Before You Leave Work

Prof. Vohs in the National Post — Friday, September 20, 2013


TCF Tops Study's Complaint List

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Wednesday, September 18, 2013


A Messy Desk? You're Just Creative

Profs. Redden and Vohs's research on Marketplace — Thursday, September 19, 2013


Cereals Return from the Grave

Prof. Griskevicius in the Star Tribune — Sunday, September 15, 2013


MNsure Security Breach Shows Need for Oversight, Expert Says

Prof. Parente on KARE — Friday, September 13, 2013


MNsure Marketing Ramps Up Ahead of Key Deadlines

Prof. Akshay Rao on KSTP-TV — Wednesday, September 04, 2013


7 Ways To Make Things Taste Better (With Zero Extra Effort)

Prof. Vohs in the Huffington Post — Wednesday, September 04, 2013


Schafer: Here's How Our Stupid Choices May Be Rational

Prof. Griskevicius in the Star Tribune — Thursday, August 29, 2013


Do Rituals Make Beverages and Foods Taste Better?

Prof. Vohs in USA Today — Saturday, August 24, 2013


Messy Desk, Creative Mind? Study Says Yes

Profs. Vohs and Redden's research on NBC's TODAY — Thursday, August 22, 2013


Rituals Make Our Food More Flavorful

Prof. Vohs in the New York Times -


Cluttered Rooms Jump-Start Creative Minds

Prof. Vohs in Healthline News — Saturday, August 10, 2013


Health Care Debate Hits State Fair

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Saturday, August 10, 2013


Home> Technology Tidy or Messy Environment Can Impact Decisions and Behavior, Study Says

Prof. Vohs on Good Morning America — Sunday, August 11, 2013


Messy Office a Fertile Ground for Creative Mind: Study

Prof. Vohs in U.S. News & World Report — Saturday, August 17, 2013


Keep that Messy Desk? U Study Finds 'Chaotic Clutter' may Promote Creativity

Prof. Redden in MinnPost — Monday, September 09, 2013


Study: Messy Desks Get Creative Juices Flowing

Prof. Vohs on Morning Edition — Wednesday, August 07, 2013


Women's High-dollar Products Used as Deterrents

Prof. Griskevicius in the Edmund Sun — Friday, July 26, 2013


A Very Expensive, Designer Way to Keep Other Women Away From Your Man

Prof. Griskevicius's research in Glamour — Monday, July 29, 2013


Sorry, Food Porn Haters: Instagramming Your Meal Makes It Taste Better

Prof. Vohs in Jezebel.com — Wednesday, July 31, 2013


Women May Buy Designer Bags to Protect Their Relationships, Study Suggests

Prof. Griskevicius on CBS News — Tuesday, July 30, 2013


Ritual Behaviours Enhance Food and Drink

Prof. Vohs in Science Omega — Monday, July 29, 2013


General Mills' Betty Crocker Toasts Same-sex Marriage

Prof. Rao on KARE — Monday, July 29, 2013


Cheating Study Reveals That Designer Handbags Could Deter Infidelity

Prof. Griskevicius in the Huffington Post — Friday, July 26, 2013


Singing 'Happy Birthday' Makes the Cake Taste Better

Prof. Vohs on NBC News — Tuesday, July 30, 2013


Women Use Designer Goods to Ward off Rivals, Suggests U of M Study

Prof. Griskevicius in MinnPost — Monday, July 29, 2013


You Can Help by Improving to Healthier Choices


Why Women Shop: To Ward off Love Rivals

Prof. Griskevicius in The Times of India — Saturday, July 27, 2013


Study: Luxury Items Play a Role in Protecting a Relationship

Prof. Griskevicius on CBSAtlanta.com — Thursday, July 25, 2013


Study: A Designer Purse Can Prevent Women From Flirting With Your Man

KSTP-TV — Wednesday, July 24, 2013


'U' Study: Women Buy Expensive Gear To Ward Off Rivals

Prof. Griskevicius on WCCO — Thursday, July 25, 2013


How You Unwrap Candy Can Make It Taste Better: The Power Of Food Rituals

Prof. Vohs in Forbes — Thursday, July 25, 2013


Rituals Make Food (and Drinks) Taste Better

Prof. Vohs in TIME — Wednesday, July 24, 2013


Singing Happy Birthday Before Having a Slice of Cake Makes It Taste BETTER, Claim Scientists

Prof. Vohs in the Daily Mail — Monday, July 22, 2013


Food Rituals Tickle Your Taste Buds

Prof. Vohs in Medical News Today — Tuesday, July 23, 2013


Small Rituals Before Eating Can Make Food More Enjoyable: A Study

Prof. Vohs in Nature World News — Tuesday, July 23, 2013


Mealtime Routines and Rituals Improve Flavor

Prof. Vohs in Salon — Monday, July 22, 2013


Perform a Short Ritual before Eating to Improve Food Taste

Prof. Vohs in Business Standard — Monday, July 22, 2013


Does Performing A 'Ritual' Make Food Taste Better?

Prof. Vohs in RedOrbit — Monday, July 22, 2013


More Parents are Keeping Their Kids on the Family Phone Plan

Prof. Vittorio in the Star Tribune — Friday, July 05, 2013


Step away from the Cookie Plate! How Exercising Self-Control is 'the Key to Happier Living'

Prof. Vohs in The Daily Mail — Monday, July 08, 2013


Willpower & Self Control in Consumer Decision Making

Prof. Vohs in AARP Washington — Thursday, June 27, 2013


The Power of a 'Project Beard' and Other Office Rituals

Prof. Vohs in the Wall Street Journal — Tuesday, June 25, 2013


How Money Makes You Lie and Cheat

Prof. Vohs in TIME — Wednesday, June 19, 2013


Six Research-Backed Tips on Maximizing Your Happiness Now!

Prof. Vohs in Psychology Today — Wednesday, June 12, 2013


Three Professors Share Crowdfunding Research--Tune In To Learn How To Make Your Campaign A Success

Prof. Burtch in Forbes — Monday, June 03, 2013


Slow the Seed to Happiness and Success

Prof Vohs in Psychology Today — Tuesday, May 28, 2013


The More You Think About Money, The Less People Like You

Prof. Vohs in Business Insider — Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Prof. Vohs in Business Insider — Wednesday, May 29, 2013


Thought of Money Makes You Less Social, Study Suggests

Prof. Vohs in LiveScience — Tuesday, May 28, 2013


Good Question: Why Do Gas Prices Go Up Faster Than They Go Down?

Prof. Akshay Rao on WCCO-TV — Thursday, May 23, 2013


This is Your Brain on Antidrug Ads

Prof. Vohs's research in Cognitive Neuroscience Society — Saturday, May 18, 2013


Is Your Life Strategy Like Walmart or the Apple Store?

Prof. Griskevicius in Psychology Today — Saturday, April 27, 2013


How Can We Conserve Water? Do What Strangers Do

Prof. Griskevicius in Psychology Today — Thursday, April 11, 2013


To Get More Hours out of Your Day, Look at Something Awesome

Prof. Vohs in Quartz — Monday, April 15, 2013


Easy, Big Guy

Prof. Griskevicius in Men's Health Malaysia — Friday, April 12, 2013


Strengthen Your Willpower

Prof. Vohs in the McClatchy News Service — Saturday, April 06, 2013


Sex Ratio Influences Choices Made by Men and Women: Study

Prof. Griskevicius in The Indian Express — Thursday, April 04, 2013


These Charts Reveal The Secrets To Motivation

Prof. Vohs's chart in Business Insider — Friday, March 29, 2013


How can I get Rich? Your Response to Financial Trouble

Prof. Griskevicius in Psychology Today — Sunday, March 17, 2013


Budgeting for Love: Money and Multicultural Weddings

Prof. Akshay Rao on Marketplace Money — Friday, March 15, 2013


5 Signs You're Meant to be an Entrepreneur

Prof. Vohs in Yahoo Finance — Monday, March 04, 2013


Vohs Interviewed on New BBC Radio 4 Program

Prof. Kathleen Vohs on Episode 1 of The Human Zoo — Tuesday, March 05, 2013


Sam's Club Offers Discounted Membership through Daily Deal Site

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Monday, March 04, 2013


Best Buy Cutting 400 HQ Jobs

Prof. Akshay Rao on WCCO-TV — Tuesday, February 26, 2013


Best Buy to Cut 400 Jobs at Corporate Headquarters

Prof. Akshay Rao on KARE — Tuesday, February 26, 2013


What is a Good Life?

Prof. Vohs in The Week — Wednesday, February 13, 2013


What a Mess: Chaos and Creativity

Prof. Vohs in the Huffington Post — Wednesday, February 20, 2013


Comcast's Twin Cities Cable TV Rates Increase

Prof. George John in the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal — Monday, February 18, 2013


Comcast's Rate Increase Masked by 'Drip Pricing'

Prof. George John in the Pioneer Press — Sunday, February 17, 2013


Far Out Friday: Why Single Men May Be Your Most Lucrative Clients

Prof. Griskevicius in Australian Broker Online — Friday, February 15, 2013


Valentine's Day a Show of Wealth for Single Men?

Prof. Griskevicius in HealthDay News — Wednesday, February 13, 2013


If Wife Earns More, Husband's Sexual Performance May Suffer

Prof. Vohs in Health Day — Monday, February 11, 2013


The Nerve-Racking, Soul-Searching, Exhilarating Process of Shopping for a Handbag

Prof. Vohs in the Wall Street Journal — Saturday, February 09, 2013


Campus Banking to Get Look from Feds

Prof. Houston in the Minnesota Daily — Tuesday, February 05, 2013


How Scarcity Leads to Spending

Prof. Griskevicius in TIME — Monday, January 21, 2013


Why a Recession (and Cavemen) Could Lead People to Save Less Money

Prof. Griskevicius in News.Com.Au — Wednesday, January 23, 2013


People Who Grow up Poor More Likely to Splash out in a Recession, Study Claims

Prof. Griskevicius in the Mail Online — Tuesday, January 15, 2013


What Leads to a Happy Life: Meaning or Pure Pleasure?

Prof. Vohs's research in The Globe and Mail — Monday, January 09, 2012


There's More to Life Than Being Happy

Prof. Vohs in The Atlantic — Wednesday, January 09, 2013


Study Finds Single Successful Women Are Career Driven Because They Are Not Marriage Worthy, What?

Prof. Griskevicius in The Inquisitr — Tuesday, January 01, 2013


Retailers' Loyalty Programs Popular with Consumers

Dave Hopkins on MPR — Wednesday, January 02, 2013


The Psychology of Desire Reveals How to Achieve Any New Year's Resolution

Prof. Vohs in the Huffington Post — Monday, December 31, 2012


Rise of the High-flying Singletons

Prof. Griskevicius in the Daily Mail — Monday, December 31, 2012


Consumer-behavior Research Can Teach Us About Pitfalls

Prof. Redden in The Seattle Times — Saturday, December 22, 2012


Waiting Pays Off For Holiday Bargain Hunters

Prof. Akshay Rao on WCCO-TV — Friday, December 21, 2012


Stop the (holiday) music

Prof. Redden in the Star Tribune — Thursday, December 13, 2012


Learn to Stretch Success

Prof. Ahluwalia in Business Standard — Monday, December 10, 2012


Shopping in the Ever-expanding Lap of Luxury

Prof. Loken in the Star Tribune — Monday, December 10, 2012


Counting Bites May Help to Lose Weight

Prof. Redden's research in UPI — Wednesday, December 05, 2012


Ladies Nights Amp up the Fun and Spending

Prof. Vohs in the Star Tribune — Saturday, November 24, 2012


Black Friday Sales Encroach Earlier on Thanksgiving

Prof. Akshay Rao on MPR's The Daily Circuit — Tuesday, November 20, 2012


Thanks-buying? Stores to Start Shopping Season on the Holiday

Prof. Loken in the Star Tribune — Wednesday, November 14, 2012


Even at Liquidators, Sales Are Drying Up

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Monday, November 05, 2012


12 Easy Ways to Eat Less Without Realizing It

Prof. Vohs in Shine from Yahoo! — Friday, November 02, 2012


With Hindsight (Bias), Everyone is a Brilliant Political Pundit

Prof. Vohs in MinnPost — Friday, November 02, 2012


Facebook 'More Addictive than Sex'

Prof. Vohs's research in The Times of India — Friday, November 02, 2012


That Guy Won? Why We Knew It All Along

Prof. Vohs in the New York Times — Monday, October 29, 2012


The Future of Retail: Shopping More at Smaller Stores

Prof. Akshay Rao in the Star Tribune — Sunday, October 28, 2012


Facebook, Email More Irresistible Than Sex

Prof. Vohs's research on ABC News — Sunday, October 28, 2012


Best Buy Banks on Boost from Windows 8 Debut

Prof. Akshay Rao on FOX-9 — Wednesday, October 24, 2012


The Experience of Awe Can Slow Down Perceived Time in People's Lives

Prof. Vohs's research in the Washington Post — Wednesday, October 24, 2012


'Addictive' Cigarette Smoking Games On Smartphones Target Kids

Prof. Loken on NPR — Tuesday, October 23, 2012


The Experience of Awe Can Slow Down Perceived Time in People's Lives

Prof. Vohs in the Washington Times — Tuesday, October 23, 2012


HuffPo: The Psychology of Hindsight Bias

Prof. Vohs's Huffington Post blog — Wednesday, October 17, 2012


Warehouse Sales Undergo Wholesale Decline

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Friday, October 12, 2012


Good Question: Does Shopping Early For The Holidays Save You Money?

Prof. George John on WCCO-TV — Monday, October 08, 2012


Mattress Buyers Turn Away from the Middle

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune -


Getting the Message Across

Q&A with Prof. Loken in the Star Tribune — Sunday, September 30, 2012


5 Reasons To Eat Something Sweet

Prof. Redden in Men's Fitness — Friday, September 28, 2012


Call of the Mall: Tricks They Use to Make You Spend More

Prof. Akshay Rao in First Post — Friday, September 28, 2012


Why Our Hindsight Bias Really Matters

Prof. Vohs in the British Psychological Society — Thursday, September 27, 2012


Is Carlson As Good As Ross or Haas? Sri Zaheer Thinks So

Poets & Quants — Thursday, September 27, 2012


The Fallacy of Willpower and Complexities of Overeating

Prof. Redden on Access Minnesota — Wednesday, September 26, 2012


How To Feel More Time-Rich

Prof. Vohs in the MIT Sloan Management Review — Wednesday, September 26, 2012


How Awe Stops Your Clock

Prof. Vohs in Scientific American — Tuesday, September 25, 2012


The Choice Obama (And My 4-Year-Old Son) Won't Make

Prof. Vohs in the Huffington Post — Thursday, September 20, 2012


Some Things are Worth the Wait

Prof. Akshay Rao in the Star Tribune — Friday, September 21, 2012


Tight Time for Seasonal Jobs in Retail

Prof. Akshay Rao on KARE — Thursday, September 20, 2012


Why Did You Know It All Along?

Prof. Vohs in Psychology Today — Thursday, September 20, 2012


General Mills' Earnings Unhurt by Boycott over Marriage Issue

Prof. Akshay Rao in the Pioneer Press — Thursday, September 20, 2012


Ego Depletion, Motivation and Attention: A New Model of Self-Control

Prof. Vohs in Big Think — Tuesday, September 18, 2012


The Surprising Economics of Sex Ratios

Prof. Griskevicius in The Atlantic Cities — Monday, September 17, 2012


Eat Dessert First? It Might Help You Control Your Diet

Prof. Redden in Medical Xpress — Tuesday, September 11, 2012


Hindsight - Can We Really Predict Certain Outcomes?

Prof. Vohs in Medical News Today — Monday, September 10, 2012


Why We Think We 'Knew it All Along': Researchers Reveals the Secrets of Hindsight

Prof. Vohs in The Daily Mail — Friday, September 07, 2012


Expert Prognosticator? Not So Fast, Researchers Warn

Prof. Vohs's research in RedOrbit.com — Monday, September 10, 2012


House Calls Ring a Bell

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Sunday, September 09, 2012


How You Knew Something Was Going to Happen Even Before It Did

Prof. Vohs in TruthDive.com — Friday, September 07, 2012


Dieting and Willpower

Prof. Redden in the The British Psychological Society — Monday, September 03, 2012


Men Are More Economically Impulsive When They Outnumber Women

Prof. Griskevicius in The Daily Stat — Wednesday, September 05, 2012


Mind Hack: Use Postcard Moments to Bend Time

Prof. Vohs in Deliberatism.com — Sunday, September 02, 2012


Is the 'Lipstick Effect' Rooted in Evolutionary Psychology?

Prof. Griskevicius on ABC News — Tuesday, September 04, 2012


Is the 'Lipstick Effect' Rooted in Evolutionary Psychology?

Prof. Griskevicius on ABC News — Tuesday, September 04, 2012


Area Retailers Already Hiring For The Holidays

Prof. George John on WCCO-TV — Thursday, August 30, 2012


Possessed by Money

Feature on Prof. Kathleen Vohs in the Star Tribune — Wednesday, August 29, 2012


XLRI confers alumnus award on 80s' alumnus

Prof. Akshay Rao in the Business Standard — Monday, August 27, 2012


Want More Self-control over What You Eat? Just Pay Attention, U of M Study Suggests

Prof. Redden in MinnPost — Thursday, August 23, 2012


Study: Engagement Ring Spending Increases When There Are Fewer Ladies

Prof. Griskevicius in JCK — Tuesday, August 21, 2012


A Sense of Awe Extends Time

Prof. Vohs's research in the Wall Street Journal — Tuesday, August 14, 2012


When Women Are Scarce, Men Spend More and Save Less: Study

Prof. Griskevicius in Yahoo Canada — Wednesday, August 15, 2012


'Scarcity' of Women Leads to Costlier Dates, Engagement Rings

Prof. Griskevicius on ABC News — Saturday, August 11, 2012


Med-tech Manufacturer Tackles own Ideas

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Sunday, August 12, 2012


Focus on Research: Something for the Weekend

Prof. Akshay Rao in Financial Times — Friday, August 10, 2012


The Number of Women Around Affects What Men Will Spend on a Date

Prof. Griskevicius in Business Insider — Thursday, August 09, 2012


Can't Make a Decision? This May Be Why

Prof. Vohs in USA Today — Thursday, August 02, 2012


Students Petition to Oust Chick-fil-A

Prof. Akshay Rao in the Minnesota Daily — Wednesday, August 01, 2012


Watching the Olympics in Search of Awe

Prof. Vohs's research in Psychology Today — Thursday, July 26, 2012


Akshay Rao | Complex Maths Confuses People

Akshay Rao's Q&A with liveMint.com — Wednesday, July 25, 2012


Is That Discount a Good Bargain for You?

Prof. Akshay Rao in liveMint.com — Wednesday, July 25, 2012


Shopping to Go

Prof. George John in the Star Tribune — Monday, July 23, 2012


Money Can Bring out Our Inner Gordon Gekko

Prof. Vohs on TODAY — Tuesday, July 24, 2012


Awesome Experiences Seem to Slow the Passage of Time

Prof. Vohs in PsychCentral — Monday, July 23, 2012


Tiny Knight is New Voice of Spam

Dave Hopkins in the Star Tribune -


Shoppers Struggle with Math

Prof. Akshay Rao in The Bulletin — Wednesday, July 18, 2012


Legacy of a Jerk

Prof. Vohs on Freakonomics Radio at 16:53 mark — Thursday, July 19, 2012


Study: Families Will Spend $688 On Back-To-School Shopping This Year

Prof. George John on WCCO-TV — Thursday, July 19, 2012


Trying to Resist Temptation? Think about God

Prof. Vohs in Scientific American — Tuesday, July 17, 2012


Target Stocks Cards for Same-sex Couples

Prof. Akshay Rao in the Star Tribune — Monday, July 16, 2012


'People Prefer 50% Free to 33% Lower Price, which is the Same Choice'

Prof. Akshay Rao in DNA — Monday, July 16, 2012


DeMarrais: Beware of Those Advertising Claims That Say 'up to'

Prof. Meyers-Levy in The Record — Sunday, July 15, 2012


Research Shows College-Aged Women Buy Cosmetics, Strive for Physical Beauty More During Recession

Prof. Griskevicius's research in College Times — Monday, July 09, 2012


More Research Is Proving That Wealth Makes Us Horrible People

Prof. Vohs in Business Insider — Tuesday, July 10, 2012


Consumers Don't Do the Math on Discounts, Study Finds

Prof. Akshay Rao - CNBC — Friday, July 06, 2012


Why Use an Axe when a Scalpel Will Do?

Prof. Akshay Rao in Inside Retailing — Monday, July 09, 2012


The 11 Ways That Consumers Are Hopeless at Math

Prof. Akshay Rao's research in The Atlantic — Friday, July 06, 2012


For Small Businesses, Trademark Battles Are Life or Death

Prof. Torelli in the Star Tribune — Saturday, June 30, 2012


Researchers Say That The More Money You Have, The Less Humane You Become

Prof. Vohs in Business Insider — Thursday, July 05, 2012


The Money-Empathy Gap

Prof. Vohs in New York magazine — Sunday, July 01, 2012


Free Products Are More Enticing For Consumers Than Discounts, Study Finds

Prof. Akshay Rao in the Huffington Post — Thursday, July 05, 2012


Bonus or Discount? The Science of Sales

Prof. Akshay Rao in Yahoo Finance — Wednesday, July 04, 2012


Consumers Opt for 'Extra Product' Deals over Discounts

Prof. Akshay Rao in BizReport — Wednesday, July 04, 2012


Study: Consumers Easily Fooled by Discounts, Freebies

Prof. Akshay Rao in Retail Customer Experience — Monday, July 02, 2012


Something Doesn't Add Up

Prof. Akshay Rao in The Economist — Saturday, June 30, 2012


General Mills Boycott Urged over Marriage Amendment Stance

Prof. Akshay Rao in the Pioneer Press — Wednesday, June 27, 2012


Self Control is a Finite Renewable Resource

Professors Akshay Rao and Kathleen Vohs in Examiner.com — Tuesday, June 19, 2012


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