Over the past 40 years, the field of behavioral economics has emerged to explain why humans make irrational decisions. We talk with one of the pioneers of the field to find out what’s behind the choices we make, and how we can use this knowledge for good.
Guest Host: Rebecca Roberts
Are you a good multi-tasker and proud of it? Not so fast. New research shows the more people multi-task, the less able they are to pay attention, control their memory, or switch easily from one job to another.
- Lee Rainie Founding Director, Pew Internet & American Life Project
- Clifford Nass Stanford University's Thomas M. Storke Professor of Communication; and Founder and Director of the Communication between Humans and Interactive Media Laboratory
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