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Penny for your squats

(01/21/22 5:00am)

Would you be more likely to go to the gym if you were paid for it? The answer likely depends on how much and in what context, according to a recent paper from behavioral economist Dr. Katy Milkman and colleagues. Their use of financial incentives to increase exercise was the latest major contribution to a growing research field seeking to leverage insights from behavioral science to improve health outcomes.












Duke men's basketball proves its mettle, but can't escape familiar issues in loss at Florida State

(01/19/22 2:32pm)

TALLAHASSEE, FLA.—As the clock approached four minutes remaining in Tuesday night’s game and Duke guard Jeremy Roach dribbled the ball at the top of the arc, Florida State appeared to have the win in hand. The Blue Devils, down eight points and struggling to string together quality offensive possessions, were watching their hopes of a road win diminish with each and every tick.