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Video: Think Better with Neela Saldanha

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 2/2/2023 1:30:00 PM
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Neela Saldanha

On February 1, Yale's Neela Saldanha presented her Think Better talk, "Applying Behavioral Science to Behavioral Science," exploring the barriers to implementing and scaling behavioral interventions. The recording and recap are now available.

Gift from Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Roman, ’87, to the Center for Decision Research

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 1/18/2023 11:02:24 AM
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Emmanuel Roman

Booth alumnus and university trustee Emmanuel "Manny" Roman, '87, CEO of PIMCO, has made a significant investment to support the Center for Decision Research. In recognition of Roman's generosity, the center will now be named the Roman Family Center for Decision Research.

Roman Family Center Faculty in the News: October-December 2022

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 1/3/2023 9:00:00 AM
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Roman Family Center faculty and their research are regularly featured in popular press. Catch up on the latest articles, podcast appearances, editorials, and more.

Video: Think Better with Laurie Santos

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 10/27/2022 1:26:56 PM
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Laurie Santos

On Wednesday, October 26, Professor Laurie Santos (Yale) sat down with Chicago Booth's Nick Epley for a conversation on how behavioral science can help us live a good life. These two experts on the science of happiness explored practical tips for daily life, learning from trauma, kindness in self-talk, and more.

Roman Family Center Faculty in the News: May-September 2022

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 9/30/2022 11:00:00 AM
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Roman Family Center faculty and their research are regularly featured in popular press. Catch up on the latest articles, podcast appearances, editorials, and more.

The Roman Family Center Welcomes New Faculty, Principal Researchers, and PhD Students

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 9/27/2022 4:19:56 PM
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The Roman Family Center is pleased to welcome three new faculty members this year, as well as several new postdoctoral principal researchers and PhD students. Get to know the new members of the Roman Family Center.

WGN's Around Town Visits Mindworks

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 9/27/2022 8:50:52 AM
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On Monday, September 26, WGN Morning News broadcast their Around Town segment live from Mindworks. Host Ana Belaval explored the discovery center's interactive exhibits and exciting research opportunities.

Mindworks Wins American Institute of Architects People's Choice Award

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 9/22/2022 3:51:24 PM
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On September 12, Mindworks received the first-ever Lerch Bates People's Choice Award recognizing design excellence in the Chicago area. Learn more about these prestigious awards and the outstanding professionals who earned them.

Mindworks Featured on Fox 32's "Good Day Chicago"

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 8/18/2022 10:39:56 AM
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Fox 32 interviewing Jasmine Kwong on camera at Mindworks

On August 17, Fox 32's "Good Day Chicago" broadcast live from Mindworks. Watch host Tim McGill and Mindworks Director Jasmine Kwong explore the interactive exhibits at this one-of-a-kind lab and discovery center.

Mindworks Celebrates First Anniversary with Record-Setting Attendance

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 7/27/2022 11:30:09 AM
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Mindworks, the world's first lab and discovery center dedicated to behavioral science, celebrated its first birthday in Chicago with live music, prize giveaways, a special pop-up exhibit, and more.

Video: Nudge for Good - Richard Thaler in Conversation with Greta Johnsen

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 6/8/2022 11:03:06 AM
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Richard Thaler and Greta Johnsen

On Tuesday, June 7, 2022, Prof. Richard Thaler sat down with Greta Johnsen (WBEZ's Nerdette) for an interview about choice architecture, using nudges to address challenges like climate change and gun violence, and more. The video recording is now available.

Announcing the 2022 Thaler-Tversky Research Grant Winner

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 5/12/2022 3:45:11 PM
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Sota Ichiba

The winner of this year's Thaler-Tversky Independent Research Grant is Sota Ichiba, a fifth year PhD student in Economics, whose proposed project will explore the relationship between attention and economic salience. Learn more about Sota and his line of research.

Roman Family Center Faculty in the News: March & April 2022

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 5/5/2022 4:00:00 PM
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Roman Family Center faculty and their research are regularly featured in popular press. Catch up on the latest articles, podcast appearances, editorials, and more.

Video: Think Better with Michele Gelfand

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 4/19/2022 10:33:48 AM
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Michele Gelfand

On April 18, 2022, Professor Michele Gelfand (Stanford Graduate School of Business) presented "Tight and Loose Cultures: Unlocking the Hidden Code of Social Norms" as part of the Think Better Speaker Series. Watch the recording now.

Three Emerging Scholars Join the Roman Family Center for the Leadership Alliance Summer Program

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 4/7/2022 2:41:44 PM
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This summer, the Center for Decision Research will welcome three outstanding rising scholars as part of the Leadership Alliance’s Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP). Get to know this year's participants, their mentors, and what excites them about the program.

Video: Think Better with Alexander Todorov

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 3/10/2022 12:00:29 PM
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Alex Todorov

On Wednesday, March 9, Prof. Alexander Todorov presented his Think Better talk "What Do We 'See' in a Face?" exploring the science of first impressions. The recording is now available.

Roman Family Center Faculty in the News: January & February 2022

Posted by Roman Family Center for Decision Research on 3/8/2022 12:40:00 PM
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Roman Family Center faculty and their research are regularly featured in popular press. Catch up on the latest articles, op-eds, awards, book publications, and more.

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