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  • Nudges for default decisions influenced by time constraints, study says

    University of Illinois Distinguished Fellow in psychology Benjamin X. White

    The default option is an easy way to “nudge” people toward a decision, but new research co-written by University of Illinois Distinguished Fellow in psychology Benjamin X. White finds that time constraints can play an important role in influencing decisions.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Benjamin X. White, email bxwhite2@illinois.edu.

    The paper “The limits of defaults: The influence of decision time on default effects” is available online.