Dan Ariely: BIO

My immersive introduction to irrationality took place many years ago while I was overcoming injuries sustained in an explosion (here is a description of my experiences in the hospital). The range of treatments in the burn department, and particularly the daily “bath”…
Burningman is a fantastic experiment in creativity, community, and generosity. It is also an interesting gift exchange society where money is not allowed. Beehavioral economics is a complex and serious profession requiring focus and attention to details (this is also why I…
This is me, thinking very hard about how to get this stick out of my shirt. Much like a lot of things in life, once you see the answer it seems trivial, but without this knowledge, it is surpassingly complex. How would…
Here I model a “pain and pleasure suit.” I designed it to measure how we combine pain (caused by extreme cold or hot temperature) in part of our body, and pleasure in another (note the cool photo effects) Sometimes you can recognize…