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The secrets of irrationality

Monday 8th January - 07:20 PM GMT

The secrets of irrationality

Why rational people believe irrational things

We live in an era of misinformation, alternative facts and entrenched beliefs. From social media to our wider political conversations, irrationality affects us all and our solutions are often shaped by our own biases and worldviews.

Join James B. Duke Professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University Dan Ariely as he explores the secrets of irrationality, explains why rational people believe irrational things and what we can do about it.

After the talk, there will be an opportunity to ask Professor Ariely your questions in a live audience Q&A.

Ahead of this event, watch Dan Ariely debating our irrational nature with Paul Bloom and Patsy Kostkova in this discussion recorded at IAI Live November 2020

Timetable:

17:20 GMT - Morality without principles The Lounge

18:00 GMT - Loving Oneself and Loving Others arena

19:20 GMT - The secrets of irrationality arena

19:30 GMT - This Is The Kit stage

Dan Ariely

Irrationality Expert

Dan Ariely is a world-leading behavioral economist and best-selling author. He is a Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and a founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight.

The secrets of irrationality

Join James B. Duke Professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University Dan Ariely as he explores the secrets of irrationality, explains why rational people believe irrational things and what we can do about it.

After the talk, there will be an opportunity to ask Professor Ariely your questions in a live audience Q&A.