News tagged with judgments

Wisdom of crowds

In countries that lack financial records, how can we tell who is truly poor? An innovative study suggests: Ask the neighbors.

dateAug 25, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Video: Teen body image -- reality versus perception

For many, the topic of teen body image conjures thoughts of overweight adolescents battling the scale, peer separation and depression, but a recent study conducted by Michelle Frisco and Jason Houle of Penn ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in Health
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Overweight people influenced by labels

Fat or obese? The labels we use to describe heavy-weight individuals can dramatically influence the judgments we make about people, a new study suggests.

dateDec 13, 2010 in Health
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How does context affect consumer judgment?

Research into why people look favorably on a product shows that—as in real life—everything is relative. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, what we think of a product or brand, or how positi ...

dateMar 22, 2010 in Social Sciences
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