Dan Ariely is the author of Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions and is the James B. Duke Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University, where he holds appointments at the Fuqua School of Business, the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and the department of Economics.
In addition, Dan is a visiting professor in MIT’s Program in Media Arts and Sciences. He is currently working on a new book titled Dining Without Crumbs: The Art of Eating Over the Sink.
The question is not so much work-life balance, but is rest versus effort.
"One of the problems with promotions is that we promote people based on outcomes, not about the quality of their decisions," says Ariely.
Psychologist and Author Dan Ariely says Zappos' policy of offering potential customer service employees $3000 not to take the job is money well spent.
According to psychologist Dan Ariely, Google’s policy of giving employees free reign over 20% of their work week – one full day out of five – makes for happier, more passionate workers and a better, more creative...
In the field and in the lab, Psychologist Dan Ariely finds that people want big challenges, some autonomy in pursuing them, a bit of healthy competition, and a sense of completion.
A conversation with the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University.
Online dating could be a crucial tool for single people, but with the sites we have now you'll likely spend six hours searching for every date you go on.
People who are very attractive care more about attractiveness in a mate, while unattractive people want a partner who is kind and has a good sense of humor.
Ariely's "IKEA effect": Not only do we like things that we make more than similar things made by others—but we think other people should value them more as well.
The world would be a terrible place if everybody acted rationally all the time.