Santos http://kcur.org en Monkey Economics http://kcur.org/post/monkey-economics <p>We’re not all economical geniuses, and we’ve all probably made less than sterling financial choices along the way. Is there a reason for these lapses in judgment? Dr. Laurie Santos is here to tell us about her research on the origins of our irrational decisions. The Yale University psychologist draws on an evolutionary cousin’s propensity for theft, hoarding and competitiveness to explain our own fiscal behavior. Yep, today we’re talking monkey economics and why it means we humans might not be as unique as we once thought.</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 16:03:34 +0000 Steve Kraske, Kathleen Pointer & Danie Alexander 12703 at http://kcur.org Monkey Economics