Behavioral Decision Research
at Carnegie Mellon
Carnegie Mellon Survey on Spending Habits
This survey has been adapted for readers of the New York Times by Scott Rick, Cynthia Cryder, and George
Loewenstein, who study spending habits and other types of decision-making. Responses to the survey may be
discussed in The New York Times by John Tierney, who writes a column for the Science Times section and a blog,
Tamar Krishnamurti and George Loewenstein from the Behavioral Decision Research Lab at Carnegie Mellon are
also conducting a survey on intimate relationships.