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Using Social Science to Design a Better World

About the Speaker

James B. Duke Professor

Dan Ariely (Hebrew: דן אריאלי‎; born April 29, 1967) is an Israeli-American James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. Ariely is the founder of the research institution The Center for Advanced Hindsight,[1] co-founder of the companies Kayma,[2] BEworks,[3] Timeful,[4] Genie[5] and Shapa.,[6] the Chief Behavioral Economist of Qapital and the Chief Behavioral Officer of Lemonade.[7] Ariely's TED talks have been viewed over 15 million times.[8][9][10][11] Ariely is the author of the three New York Times best sellers Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, and The Honest Truth about Dishonesty,[12] as well as the books Dollars and Sense, Irrationally Yours – a collection of his popular The Wall Street Journal advice column “Ask Ariely”;[13] and Payoff, a short TED book.[14] Ariely appeared in several documentary films, including The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley and produced and participated in (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies.[15] In 2018 Ariely was named one of the 50 most influential living psychologists in the world.[16]