July 28, 2019

Grooving: On Behavioral Songs

Kurt and Tim groove on where behavioral science shows up in popular music. Social norms, loss aversion…all at its best. The human condition is redolent in popular music and we hope you notice some of your own. Let us know what songs YOU think are great for demonstrating behavioral science principles.

 

Links

Aretha Franklin, “Think”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsL9UL9qbv8

Linkin Park “Numb”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXYiU_JCYtU

Cheap Trick, “Surrender”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sAm5UCJ9vA 

Joan Jett, “Bad Reputation”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RAQXg0IdfI

George Jones, “She Thinks I Still Care”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UquXUYfHYok

Dan Hicks, “How Can I Miss You When You Won’t Ever Leave Me”: https://www.lyrics.com/lyric/1136477/Original+Recordings/How+Can+I+Miss+You+When+You+Won't+Go+Away

 

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