Media Mentions

Representative Media Mentions (since 2014)



The Irish Times (2/23/2018) – “No response from those emails and texts? It’s time to get verbal” 


Cornell Chronicle (11/13/18) – “People who focus too much on money may sacrifice their humanity.” 

The Boston Globe (9/28/18) – “Uncommon knowledge: Materialism, fiscal rules, and misogyny.” 

Kellogg Insight (6/4/18) –  “How much empathy do you feel when powerful people suffer?” 

Cornell Chronicle (5/25/18) – “Level of empathy for misfortunate based in social status.” 

National Affairs (1/2/18) –  “Making the manager great again.” 


Australian Financial Review (11/9/18) – “Banks must curb conflicts of interest: banking royal commission paper.”

Australian Broker (11/8/18) – “Royal Commission paper assesses bias”

The Chronicle of Higher Education (10/7/18) – “How Academic Corruption Works.”

Bloomberg (10/4/18) – “Doctors Like to Think Big Pharma Doesn’t Sway Them. It Does.”


Harvard PON (11/13/18) – “In Business Negotiations, Eat Before You Negotiate”

Psychology Today (1/24/18) – “Why Entitled People Disregard Rules that Others Follow.”



Forbes (11/1/17) – “10 workplace trends you’ll see in 2018” 

Forbes (8/15/17) – “Why business owners need a relationship-selling strategy” 

Scientific American (5/1/2017) – “In-person requests are more effective than electronic ones” 

Redbook (5/17) – “The best way to get a little help” 

Globe and Mail (4/28/2017) – “A face-to-face request is 34 times more successful than an email” 

Entrepreneur Magazine (4/26/17) – “Need to ask for a favor? Don’t hide behind email.” 

The Economic Times (4/23/17) – “Want to mobilise people for a cause? Talk, don’t email” 

Psychology Today (2/11/17) – “Five steps to get anyone to open up to you about anything” 

Real Simple Magazine (1/17) – “How to say no”. 


Harvard Business Review (10/2/17) – “Research: For better brainstorming, tell an embarrassing story.” 


Financial Planning (12/11/17) – “Would ratings system for advisors prompt better behavior? It helped food industry.”

Scientific American (10/1/17) – “Let’s Keep the Science in Forensic Science” (article in print magazine).

Harvard Business Review (9/28/17) – “Missing Product Information Doesn’t Bother Consumers as Much as It Should.”

Scientific American (5/8/17) – “We Must Strengthen the “Science” in Forensic Science” (blog post).


Psychology Today (7/4/17) – “Bet on Friendship”


Quartz (12/26/17) – “There’s a Trick to Getting Entitled Employees to Stop Complaining and Do Their Jobs”

TIME Health (9/7/17) – “This Is the Meanest Reason to Break Up With Someone”

Teen Vogue (9/7/17) – “Rejection in Favor of Someone Else Hurts Most, Study Shows” 



Lifehacker (12/19/16) – “If you’re going to ask for a favor, do it face to face” 

Glamour Magazine (12/14/16) – “You’re more likely to get what you want if you ask like this” 

New York Magazine (12/9/16) – "Here's the best way to ask someone for a favor” 

Daily Mail (10/25/16) – “Want to get someone to help you? Then ask face to face!” 

Self Magazine (10/16) – “Score a favor” 

Psychology Today (7/6/16) – “Ask and you shall receive” 

Yahoo News (8/30/16) – “Stranger danger isn’t as bad as you think” 

New York Magazine (5/24/16) – “A brief guide to convincing total strangers to do your bidding” 

Psychology Today (5/11/ 16) – “Need a hand? Just ask (really).” 

Cosmopolitan (4/7/16) – “You have more influence over people than you think” 

Entrepreneur Magazine (3/15/16) – “How to ask for a favor” 

Wired (2/24/16) – “Not only do opposites not attract, but just the opposite” 


Kellogg Insight (3/7/16) – “Think you’re out of creative ideas? Think again.”

Harvard Business Review (March 2016 issue). “How to build a culture of originality.” 


New Republic (10/14/16) – “For Fairer Courts, Address Prosecutor Bias.”

The New York Times (7/8/16) – “The Paradox of Disclosure.”


The New York Times (10/14/16) – “Why You Should Bet Against Your Candidate.”


HC Online (8/30/16) – “Is Your Workplace Culture Breeding Narcissism?” 

The Sydney Morning Herald (8/17/16) – “The Companies that Narcissists are Attracted To” 

Daily Mail Online (8/17/16) – “Does Your Office Have a Clear Hierarchy? Then You Could Be a Narcissist”

The Atlantic (1/15/16) – “Why Are So Many Zappos Employees Leaving?”



Huffington Post (9/24/15) – “If you can’t say ‘yes,’ don't say anything at all” 

New York Magazine (8/11/15) – “You’re more persuasive than you think”

Fast Company (8/7/15) – “Your completely hidden power of persuasion” 

City A.M. (7/21/15) – “How to say no: Three ways to refuse requests” 

Entrepreneur Magazine (7/15/15) – “The does and don’ts of delivering disappointing news” (4/7/15) – “The one simple trick to making a good impression” 


Inc. (12/7/15) – “This is the real key to generating creativity.” 

Lifehacker (12/3/15) – “Creativity thrives when you resist the urge to give up.” 

New York Magazine (8/13/15) – “People underestimate their creative potential.”

Pacific Standard (8/12/15) – “Creativity’s most underappreciated component: Persistence.” 


Scientific American (12/8/15) – “The Creativity Bias against Women.”

Harvard Business Review (12/15) – “Even Women Think Men are More Creative.” (article in print magazine)

Pacific Standard (9/22/15) – “The Imagined Link Between Masculinity and Creativity.”


Department of Justice (8/6/15) – “Department of Justice and The National Institute of Standards and Technology Name Six Experts as New Members of National Commission on Forensic Science.”

The New Yorker (2/25/15) – “No, mornings don’t make you moral.”


The New York Times (12/26/15) – “The Real Victims of Victimhood”

Aeon (4/28/15) – “A Touch of Evil” 

Fast Company (2/3/15) – “6 Mistakes You’re Probably Making When Scheduling Meetings”



Scientific American (10/7/14) – “Asking advice makes a good impression” 

The Atlantic (10/2/14) – “Does testosterone make people greedy?” 

Huffington Post (8/21/14) – “5 times when saying ‘no’ is the nicest thing you can do for you” 

City A.M. (6/27/14) – “How to perfect the art of saying ‘no’” 

Psychology Today (5/20/ 14) - “You have more influence on others than you think” 

Wall Street Journal (3/11/14) - “Ways to say ‘no’ more effectively” 

Psychology Today (2/11/ 14) – “In close relationships, opposites might attract after all” 

Psychology Today (2/10/ 14) – “If you want more out of life, just ask” 

Psychology Today (1/24/14) – “More guilt, less shame” 


Forbes (11/17/14) – “What you should know before seeking a second opinion.”

The Star, Toronto (10/28/14) – “Disclosure may not work in investing.”

Nature (10/3/14) – “Disclosing Conflicts of Interest has Unintended Effects.”

NPR (9/9/14) – “Morning person, or night owl? It matters.”

The Atlantic (7/23/14) –  “Morning People Are More Likely to Lie to Their Bosses in the Afternoon.” 

The Washington Post (7/22/14) –  “The 9-to-5 workday is practically an invitation to ethical lapses.”

BBC News (7/17/14) – “Early risers 'less moral at night.'”

The Telegraph (7/17/14) –  “Early risers more likely to cheat and behave dishonestly at night, US study finds.”

Metro (7/17/14) – “Early birds more likely to behave badly at night, says study.”


Pacific Standard (2/12/14) – “Belief in Fate: A Way to Avoid Making Tough Decisions?”


Fast Company (12/22/14) – “3 Ways to Manage Entitled Employees”

Pacific Standard (11/6/14) – “Feelings of Entitlement Boost Creativity” 

Fast Company (11/5/14) – “Entitlement Makes You More Creative”

Huffington Post (7/30/14) – “Why You Should Skip Lunch Before A Job Interview”

The Kansas City Star (7/25/14) – “Want a Raise? Ask When You’re Hungry”

The Globe and Mail (7/22/14) – “Why You Should Wait Until You’re Hungry to Ask for a Raise”