On November 28, the Center for Decision Research's Sendhil Mullainathan presented his talk, “The Self-Driving Mind.” Mullainathan is the Roman Family University Professor of Computation and Behavioral Science, and George C. Tiao Faculty Fellow at Chicago Booth. He was the inaugural speaker in the Think Better series.

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Professor Sendhil Mullainathan discusses “The Self-Driving Mind” as the inaugural speaker in the Think Better series.

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When Sendhil Mullainathan was a young man, he would take long bus rides in upstate New York from Ithaca to Rochester to visit a girl. It was winter. Snow covered the ground. And he passed the time staring out the window.

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