While current magic tricks fascinate her, Katie Weber can't imagine what future illusions might hold as magicians and researchers team up to explore the mysteries of perception, misdirection, and the human mind. More >
As badging is achieved through consumption, shall we call conspicuous conservation anti-badging? Katie Weber explores the behavior shift from conspicuous consumption to conspicuous conservation. More >
We choose brands of products and services not only to help us express who we are but also to help us define who else we are like – our tribe. Rebeca Arbona writes about brand choice and tribalism. More >
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