Are There Really Wasps in Figs? Plus: People Like Round Numbers Even When They’re Bad

Learn about why people prefer round numbers over precise ones, thanks to a principle behavioral economists call attribute framing; and whether there really are wasps inside figs.

People prefer round numbers even when the precise number is better news by Kelsey Donk

Are there really wasps inside figs? by Cameron Duke

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