Ted Talk by Dan Ariely: Beware conflicts of interest

30 Aug Ted Talk by Dan Ariely: Beware conflicts of interest

Dan Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioural Economics at Duke University.

In this short talk, Ariely tells two personal stories that explore scientific conflict of interest: How the pursuit of knowledge and insight can be affected, consciously or not, by short-sighted personal goals. When we’re thinking about the big questions, he reminds to be aware of our all-too-human brains.