Category: behavioral science

  • Behavioral Science vs. Behavioral Economics

    Behavioral Science vs. Behavioral Economics

    What is behavioral science? How is it different from behavioral economics? And why are both so cool? Plus, Guthrie geeks out about Daniel Kahneman’s research. You can subscribe to the HumanTech podcast through iTunes, Stitcher, or where ever you listen to podcasts.

  • Learn About Brain and Behavioral Science

    Learn About Brain and Behavioral Science

    We’ve launched our new course curriculum in Brain and Behavioral Science! If you’re interested in learning more about why people are the way they are, why people do what they do, and how to work more effectively with people and communicate more clearly, then check out our new series of courses: You can take one…

  • The Science of Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work (And What To Do About It)

    The Science of Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work (And What To Do About It)

    How many New Year’s resolutions have you made in your life? How many have you successfully accomplished? The estimate is that less than 10% of New Year’s resolutions are actually achieved (University of Scranton Psychology Professor John C. Norcross, Ph.D.). There’s a lot of homespun folksy advice out there this time of year about how…

  • The Fascination Of Live Video

    The Fascination Of Live Video

    Now anyone anywhere can create and stream live video. Have you spent any time at the Facebook Live Video Map? It’s fascinating and addictive. We explore why that is in this podcast episode. HumanTech is a podcast at the intersection of humans, brain science, and technology. Your hosts Guthrie and Dr. Susan Weinschenk explore how…

  • Any Cell Phone In The Room Messes With Rapport – (What You Need To Know About People #120)

    Any Cell Phone In The Room Messes With Rapport – (What You Need To Know About People #120)

    You are interviewing a candidate for a job in your department. You take your cell phone, turn it to “do not disturb” and place it face down on a side table several feet from where you and the candidate are sitting. This way you won’t be disturbed, and you’ve signaled to the other person that…

  • Human Tech — Check out the new podcast

    Human Tech — Check out the new podcast

    Just a quick announcement to let you know we’ve started a new weekly podcast called HumanTech. I’m hosting this podcast with my (amazing) son, Guthrie. Here’s the description at iTunes: HumanTech — A podcast at the intersection of humans, brain science, and technology. We explore how behavioral and brain science affects our technologies and how technologies affect…

  • New Book Tour for 2016

    New Book Tour for 2016

    Want to host a Brain Lady keynote and/or workshop? I’ll be going on the road in 2016 for a book tour for my new book: 100 MORE Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People. We are looking for some sponsoring partners. We’re flexible, but here are the basics — We are looking for companies…