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The universal decay of collective memory and attention

Our last article in Nature Human Behaviour shows that the temporal dimension of the attention received by cultural products, including scientific papers, patents, songs, movies, and biographies, decays following a universal bi-exponential function that uncovers the communicative and cultural nature of collective memory.
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Dec 10, 2018
Contributor Nature Human Behaviour

Marketing justice: what consumer research taught us about legal biases

Deciding whether someone accused of a crime is guilty may be a more serious decision than choosing a new apartment or a new car, but the decisions share some essential features. It took a mid-career shift, a fascination with computational methods, and a coincidental choice of lunch spot for us to see the connection. By Pate Skene, John Pearson, and McKell Carter
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Nov 01, 2018