Ous Abou Ras. Photo: Olivier Faber
Fall 2020

Designing the Future

At MIT, a young architect finds the perfect platform for collaborative learning

Assoc. Prof. Drazen Prelec, who studies the psychology of money, says credit cards are insidious because they disconnect the pleasure of buying from the pain of paying.
Photo: Ed Quinn
Winter 1999

The Psychology of Spending

Prof. Drazen Prelec, who studies the psychology of money, says credit cards are insidious because they disconnect the pleasure of buying from the pain of paying.