Also: how did Angela do with her no-sugar challenge?
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Relevant Research & References
Here’s where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode:
- Ellen Langer, professor of psychology at Harvard University.
- Paul Rozin, professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.
- Douglas Almond, professor of economics and international and public affairs at Columbia University.
- “The coming COVID-19 baby bust: Update,” by Melissa S. Kearney and Phillip B. Levine (Brookings, 2020).
- “‘Redshirting’ your kindergartner: Is it the right choice in the long run?” by Lisa L. Lewis (The Washington Post, 2019).
- “The effect of Ramadan fasting during pregnancy on perinatal outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis,” by Jocelyn D. Glazier, Dexter J. L. Hayes, Sabiha Hussain, Stephen W. D’Souza, Joanne Whitcombe, Alexander E. P. Heazell & Nick Ashton (BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2018).
- “Influence of light exposure during early life on the age of onset of bipolar disorder,” by Michael Bauer, Tasha Glenn, Martin Alda, Ole A. Andreassen, Elias Angelopoulos, Raffaella Ardau, Christopher Baethge, Rita Bauer, Bernhard T.Baune, Frank Bellivier, Robert H.Belmaker, Michael Berk, Thomas D. Bjella, Letizia Bossini, Yuly Bersudsky, Eric Yat, Wo Cheung, Jörn Conell, MariaDel Zompo, and Peter C. Whybrow. (Journal of Psychiatric Research, 2015).
- “Development of circadian rhythms: Role of postnatal light environment,” by Elisabeth Brooks and Maria M. Cana (Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 2013).
- “Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effect of Ramadan Observance during Pregnancy,” by Douglas Almond and Bhashkar Mazumder (American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011).
- Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcom Gladwell (2011).
- “Does Fortune Favor Dragons?” by Noel D. Johnson and John V. Nye (Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2010).
- “The Importance of Being Wanted,” by Quy-Toan Do and Tung D. Phung (American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2010).
- “Pygmalion Effect,” by Robert Rosenthal (The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, 2010).
- “Chernobyl’s Subclinical Legacy: Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout and School Outcomes in Sweden,” by Douglas Almond, Lena Edlund and Mårten Palme. (The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2009).
- “Is the 1918 Influenza Pandemic Over? Long‐Term Effects of In Utero Influenza Exposure in the Post‐1940 U.S. Population,” by Douglas Almond (Journal of Political Economy, 2006).
- “Unequal Competition as an Impediment to Personal Development: A Review of the Relative Age Effect in Sport,” by Jochen Musch and Simon Grondin (Developmental Review, 2001).
- “Anomalies: The Endowment Effect, Loss Aversion, and Status Quo Bias,” by Daniel Kahneman, Jack L. Knetsch, Richard H. Thaler (The Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1991).