Behavioral science


Book Briefing

'Framers' by Kenneth Cukier, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, and Francis de Véricourt: Mental models, why we use them and how to improve yours

'Framers' provides an exciting intellectual tour of how people throughout history have developed mental models that have advanced human progress.

'Framers' by Kenneth Cukier, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, and Francis de Véricourt: Mental models, why we use them and how to improve yours

Book Briefing

'How to Change' by Katy Milkman: The fresh-start effect and how to change as the pandemic recedes

Katy Milkman's book argues that new chapters in our lives are especially ripe moments for pursuing our goals, and America’s emergence from the pandemic and the re-establishment of something approximating normal life is gifting us such an opportunity.

'How to Change' by Katy Milkman: The fresh-start effect and how to change as the pandemic recedes