Standard vs behavioral economics (Supermen of the Mind)

May 5, 2009 BY danariely

A few weeks ago at TED I met John Hodgman, and he agreed to watch my version of his mac vs pc videos (he is the guy playing the PC on the apple ads).  He approved.

This is the last one in the set

Finished the videos for Predictably Irrational!

April 10, 2009 BY danariely

Finally, we finished all the videos for Predictably Irrational!

It was lots of fun to do them and Matthew Duckworth and Laura Brinn did a wonderful job!  Many many thanks
To get the videos on iTunes use this link
Or you can see them on the demos page of this site

Video: Chapter 13: "What is Behavioral Economics?"

April 10, 2009 BY danariely

Video: Chapters 11 and 12: "The Context of Our Character"

March 30, 2009 BY danariely

Video: Chapter 10: the power of price

March 26, 2009 BY danariely

Chapter 10: the power of price

My TED talk has been posted

March 17, 2009 BY danariely

These days when there are lots of financial related scandals and cheating this topic might be particularly relevant.

I am not sure it is the best talk I ever gave, but if you have 17 min to spare…

Take me to TED

Visual Credit crisis —

March 10, 2009 BY danariely

Have a look at this!  it is a rather nice account of the credit crisis

A joke from my father (don’t blame me)

March 5, 2009 BY danariely

A 70-year-old, extremely wealthy widower, shows up at the Country Club with a beautiful and very sexy 25 year-old blond who knocks everyone’s socks off and who hangs over Bob’s arm and listens intently to his every word.

His buddies at the club are all aghast. At the very first chance, they corner him and ask, “Bob, how’d you get the trophy girlfriend?” Bob replies, “Girlfriend? She’s my wife!” They’re knocked over, but continue to ask, “So, how’d you persuade her to marry you?”

“I lied about my age,” Bob replies, “I told her I was 90!!”

Also see this:

Chapter 9: The effect of expectations

March 1, 2009 BY danariely

I had a plan of having one video per chapter — and I still have this plan.  So far we are at chapter 9

A talk I gave at EG (about 18 min)

February 25, 2009 BY danariely

EG was one of the most fun and exciting conferences I have been to.  The talks were very good, the variety was wonderful, and I got to meet many wonderful people.

There are many EG talks online, many of them also get on the TED site.  Here is my talk: