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Durham, NC

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Duke economist and New York Times best-selling author Dan Ariely ("Predictably Irrational") is your host for a weekly series of informal one-on-one chats with researchers in social and natural sciences.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Switching Type

10/31/2016
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Companies in the electric power industry want to keep their customers. But when customers move to a new residence, they often switch providers as part of their move. So, what’s the most effective way to keep customers? A recent study suggests it’s not price incentives and special deals, but targeting those customers who are most likely to switch. Julie O’Brien, a research associate at Duke’s Center for Advanced Hindsight, talks with Dan Ariely about “the switching type” of personality and...

Duration: 00:08:38


Inheritance: What's a Fair Share?

10/16/2016
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Duration: 00:07:37


What Makes a Great Parent

9/24/2016
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Duke’s Dan Ariely talks with Erica Reischer, author and parenting coach, about how to raise respectful and responsible children.

Duration: 00:10:12


What Great Parents Do

9/9/2016
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Duke’s Dan Ariely talks with Erica Reischer, clinical psychologist, author and parenting coach. Reischer’s new book is “What Great Parents Do,” a handbook of best parenting practices. She offers tips, tools and techniques for raising responsible, well-adjusted children.

Duration: 00:10:12


Chimps and Choices

5/26/2015
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Dan Ariely, Duke University

Duration: 00:09:00


Imaginary Memories

5/12/2015
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Dan Ariely, Duke University

Duration: 00:10:11


The Search for Psychopaths

4/28/2015
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Dan Ariely, Duke University

Duration: 00:13:22


Playing by the Rules

4/7/2015
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Dan Ariely, Duke University

Duration: 00:11:34


The Evolution of Cooperation

3/31/2015
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Dan Ariely, Duke University

Duration: 00:10:32


Who's to Blame?

3/23/2015
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Dan Ariely

Duration: 00:09:59


Handwashing and Healthcare

3/17/2015
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Dan Ariely, Duke University

Duration: 00:11:09


Microfinance Pays Big Dividends

2/5/2014
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Dan Ariely, Duke University

Duration: 00:09:37


Microfinance Pays Big Dividends

2/5/2014
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Dan Ariely, Duke University

Duration: 00:09:37


"Sharing" Online and Offline

12/19/2013
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Dan Ariely, Duke University

Duration: 00:09:51


Can Money Buy Happiness?

5/22/2013
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Office of News and Communications

Duration: 00:08:45


We're Only Fooling Ourselves

12/10/2012
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Dan Ariely, Mike Norton

Duration: 00:09:07


Cultures of Corruption

12/3/2012
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Dan Ariely, Ray Fisman

Duration: 00:06:23


License to Cheat

11/26/2012
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Dan Ariely, Nina Mazar

Duration: 00:07:56


Gluttons for Self-Punishment

11/19/2012
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Dan Ariely, Yoel Inbar

Duration: 00:08:20


Why Willpower Doesn't Work

11/12/2012
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Dan Ariely, Roy Baumeister

Duration: 00:05:40

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