Your Body Chemistry and Professional Status Harvard Kennedy School August 25, 2015 Doug Gavel Power and professional status are often associated with myriad environmental factors including education and upbringing, but a new research study provides compelling fresh evidence linking professional status attainment with the interaction of two biological hormones. “Testosterone, Cortisol and Attained Status” is co-authored by five leading academics … Read More
Jennifer Lerner on Emotions and Decision Making Harvard Kennedy School April 22, 2015 Doug Gavel The complex role of emotion in human decision making and choice is a growing field of social science research. One of the leaders in the field isJennifer Lerner, professor of public policy and management at Harvard Kennedy School. Drawing insights from psychology, economics, and neuroscience, … Read More
Experts in Emotion Series; June Gruber, Yale University May 24, 2013 Expert in Emotion Interview with Jennifer Lerner http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfAZbUDLTS8&feature=youtu.be Overview of Judgement and Decision Making https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wW4TErTR4h0
Women’s Health Blog at the Women’s Center in Orlando: “Your bad traits may not be so bad after all” August 29, 2011 Women’s Health Blog: Your Bad Traits May Not Be So Bad After All. Ever thought that your negativity and pessimism would be considered “good traits”? Our bad traits can actually be beneficial in some situations according to Bryan … Read More
Sharing Science with member of Congress April 14, 2010 On April 14, 2010, Professor Lerner met with members of Congress in Washington to discuss her research on economic decision making. Attached are pictures of Professor Lerner meeting with Congressman Brian Baird (D-WA) and Congressman Vernon Ehlers (R-MI).
FinancialTimes.com: “Why sadness is good for you” November 13, 2009 By Stephen Pincock Online at FT.com The couple in the corner were oddly distracting. It was the summer of 1987, and Joe Forgas, a psychologist who studies the interplay of moods and thinking, had taken his wife out for dinner to a little place in Heidelberg, Germany, where he was … Read More
The Boston Globe: “Spotting a terrorist: Next-generation system for detecting suspects in public settings holds promise, sparks privacy concerns” September 18, 2009 By Carolyn Y. Johnson From The Boston Globe CAMBRIDGE – Metal detectors, X-ray machines, and dogs are used at security checkpoints to look for bombs. Now a next-generation technology under development in Cambridge will look for the bomber. … Read More
Talk of the Nation, National Public Radio: “Decoding the Science of Decision Making” Heard on Talk of the Nation, National Public Radio July 24, 2009 – PAUL RAEBURN, host: This is SCIENCE FRIDAY from NPR News. I’m Paul Raeburn, sitting in for Ira Flatow. From the time your alarm clock rang today, you’ve probably made thousands of decisions. The first … Read More
The Wall Street Journal: “For Mother’s Day, Give Her Reins to the Portfolio” May 9, 2009 From the Wall Street Journal By Jason Zweig Fess up, fellows: The masters of the universe have turned out to be masters of disaster. No matter which aspect of the financial crisis you consider, there is a man behind it. So, it is worth … Read More
Center for Public Leadership: “Lunch Talk: ‘Leadership Decision Making’ with Professor Jennifer Lerner” April 2, 2009 Jennifer Lerner, director of the Harvard Decision Science Laboratory and CPL faculty member, is joined by doctoral student Viral Gandhi as they present and discuss the efforts of their lab to better understand the decision making process of leaders.
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