Four behavioral economics strategies for improving consumer financial health

 At Common Cents Lab, we believe behavioral science can help improve financial well-being. For the past two years, we’ve been applying our insights and an experimental mindset to work with fintech companies, credit unions and nonprofits to test this assumption. Twenty-six experiments in, we thought it was time to assess our progress and share what we’ve Read More …

Researchers develop digestible sensors for monitoring the gastrointestinal tract

 MIT’s researchers spend a lot of time thinking about digestible technology. Indeed, scientists at the school have developed all sorts of swallowable devices, including a robot fashioned from pig parts designed to remove batteries. The school’s Koch Institute in particular has focused on the space, looking at ways in which digestible sensors can be used Read More …