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One False Move

in 1971, we found that 80 per cent of 7 and 8 year old children were allowed to go to school on their own. By 1990, this figure had dropped to 9 percent.


Dear Data

Dear Data is a year-long, analog data drawing project by Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec, two award-winning information designers living on different sides of the Atlantic.


The age of average

In the early 1990s, two Russian artists named Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid took the unusual step of hiring a market research firm. Their brief was simple. Understand what Americans desire most in a work of art.


Cognitive Biases

A list of the most relevant biases in behavioral economics


Traffic in Towns

Traffic in Towns was an influential report and popular book on urban and transport planning policy published 25 November 1963 for the UK Ministry of Transport by a team headed by the architect, civil engineer and planner Colin Buchanan.


Decoy Effect

…is the phenomenon whereby consumers will tend to have a specific change in preference between two options when also presented with a third option that is asymmetrically dominated.


Focus Illusion

‘Nothing in life is as important as you think it is while you are thinking about it.’ Why? ‘Because you’re thinking about it!


The IKEA Effect

a cognitive bias in which consumers place a disproportionately high value on products they partially created.