Dan Ariely





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Dan Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University. He also holds an appointment at the MIT Media Lab where he is the head of the eRationality research group. He was formerly the Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Behavioral Economics at MIT Sloan School of Management.

Dan Ariely grew up in Israel after birth in New York. He served in the Israeli army and when 18 suffered third-degree burns over 70 percent of his body from an accidental magnesium flare explosion during training.

Ariely recovered and went on to graduate from Tel Aviv University and received a Ph.D. and M.A. in cognitive psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Ph.D. in business from Duke University. His r...more


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Here’s my Q&A column from the WSJ this weekand if you have any questions for me, you cantweet them to@danarielywith the hashtag #askariely,post a comment on myAsk Ariely Facebook page, oremail them toAskAriely@wsj.com.


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I am a senior in high school, and I really dislike doing homework. We get a lot of it, and it adds nothing to...

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“But suppose we are nothing more than the sum of our first, naive, random behaviors. What then?”
Dan Ariely, Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

“To summarize, using money to motivate people can be a double-edged sword. For tasks that require cognitive ability, low to moderate performance-based incentives can help. But when the incentive level is very high, it can command too much attention and thereby distract the person’s mind with thoughts about the reward. This can create stress and ultimately reduce the level of performance.”
Dan Ariely, The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home

“individuals are honest only to the extent that suits them (including their desire to please others)”
Dan Ariely, Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions



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