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How effective are in-store free samples when it comes to attracting purchases and loyalty? Do they just provide customers with a free lunch? New BYU research discovers the answer is a definitive yes.

Ever tried to sell something you’ve owned for a while on Craigslist and found that no one is willing to pony up what you’re asking? It's because you're asking too much.

BYU professor Jeff Dotson launched a study with Google and Drexel University to see if comapnies can use search volume to assess brand health in real time.

Research from BYU, Harvard and the Federal Reserve shows tuition costs increases connect back to increases in student loan availability.

Wherever your organization falls on the spectrum of telecommuting and virtual teams, new BYU business research reveals something about leadership and telecommuting that everyone should take into consideration.

Dual Task

Software developers listen up: if you want people to pay attention to your security warnings on their computers or mobile devices, you need to make them pop up at better times.

DeTienne

New research from BYU and Utah State University finds that simply asking customers to share positives about their experience results in repeat business and more money spent.

Eating Pretzel

Researchers at Brigham Young University and Colorado State University have found that the noise your food makes while you’re eating can have a significant effect on how much food you eat.

Photo illustration of paper airplanes in near miss scenario by BYU Photo.

A new study led by BYU organizational behavior professor Peter Madsen finds that airlines are flying past an opportunity to increase safety by ignoring too many "near misses."

Student clicking a mouse

Most people can tell if you’re angry based on the way you’re acting. Professor Jeffrey Jenkins can tell if you’re angry by the way you move a computer mouse.