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- (Dis)Honesty - the Truth About Lies (90 min)
Yael Melamede, Director/Producer: USA, 2015. It’s human nature to lie; we all do it! From scandalous headlines to little white lies, (Dis)Honesty – The Truth About Lies explores the complex impact dishonesty has on our lives and everyday society. Interweaving groundbreaking experiments from celebrated behavioral economist Dan Ariely with personal stories from individuals affected by the unraveling of their lies, Ariely and a team of scientists uncover our propensity to be dishonest—sometimes even unknowingly. What’s revealed is a fascinating look at the forces behind our collective behavior and the many truths behind lies. (Study guide at http://filmplatform.net.libproxy.lib.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/DisHONESTYStudyGuideSample.pdf)
- Dan Ariely - three questions on behavioral economics
- Michael Lewis Explores Why People Tend to Go With Their Guts
Alexandra Alter, NY Times, June 2, 2016 In his coming book, "The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds," which W.W. Norton & Company will release this December, Mr. Lewis ... explores the groundbreaking work of two psychologists, Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky, whose research into decision making and judgment has challenged fundamental beliefs about human nature. In study after study, they showed that when it comes to making decisions, humans are predisposed to irrationality. Their surprising findings have had profound implications for everything from behavioral economics and politics, to advanced medicine and sports.
- Richard Thaler with Malcolm Gladwell on Misbehaving (65 min)
Behavioral economist Richard Thaler talks to bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell on the implications of behavioral economics on how we think about the world, from our personal lives to business to society. They will have you retooling your grocery list and retirement strategies, and lead managers to rethink every aspect of their business.
- Robert Shiller - Irrational exuberance, 3rd ed.
"This site offers updated information relating to the book Irrational Exuberance by Robert J. Shiller. Available February 2015 from Princeton University Press or your local bookseller." The site also has links to data and courses.
- TED Radio Hour - Why we lie (53 min)
Guy Raz, 8/19/2016h Dan Ariely: Where's The Line Between Cheating A Little and Cheating A Lot? Pamela Meyer: Can You Learn To Spot A Liar? Jeff Hancock: Does Technology Make Us More Honest? Michael Shermer: Why Do We Believe In Unbelievable Things? Eric Mead: How Do Magicians Manufacture Reality?