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Misbelief: What makes Rational People Believe Irrational Things - Dan Ariely

• 54 min

๐Ÿง We are honored to have the opportunity to welcome Dan Ariely, the esteemed James B. Duke Professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University, for a second time to engage in a captivating conversation in this podcast episode. In this episode, we explore the world of misbelief and its impact on decision-making: ๐Ÿ“– Dan discusses the inspiration behind his latest book, "Misbelief โ€“ What Makes Rational People Believe Irrational Things," drawn from personal experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. ๐Ÿ”Ž Learn about Danโ€™s unique research approach, which combines scientific experiments with interviews and insights from individuals who hold misbeliefs. ๐Ÿง  Explore the concept of the misbelief funnel and its four stages, illustrating how stress, misinformation, cognitive biases, and social forces contribute to the spread of misbelief. ๐Ÿ—บ Discover how misbelief shapes our perceptions, decision-making processes, and vulnerability to misinformation in todayโ€™s complex world. ๐Ÿฆ‰Dan expresses optimism for the future of behavioral science and the resilience and understanding of humanity. ๐Ÿ’ŒTo learn more about Dan and his work, visit his website : https://danariely.com/ Let us know what you think on Twitter @BVANudgeConsult.โ€ฏ Donโ€™t have social media? Our inbox is always open at contact@bvanudgeconsulting.com .โ€ฏโ€ฏ Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

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