Culture & Leadership | Summit Q&A

Summit Q&A: NYU Psychologist Batia Wiesenfeld On How Adaptive Thinking Drives Better Decisions

By Chris Weller

Adaptation requires flexibility, both in mind and behavior. Batia Wiesenfeld knows this firsthand. As the Andre J.L. Koo Professor of Management at NYU’s Stern School […]

September 27th, 2018

Performance | Summit Q&A

Summit Q&A: The Motivation Science Behind Weight Loss, Learning, and Leadership

By Drake Baer

Art Markman is a renaissance man of psychological science: He holds a professorship at the University of Texas-Austin, where he’s also the director of the […]

September 18th, 2018

Culture | Leadership | Summit Q&A

How to Create Cultures of Cooperation — A Summit Q&A with Neuroscientist Jay Van Bavel

By Jay Dixit

Jay Van Bavel is a social neuroscientist who studies unconscious bias, group identity, and cooperation, specializing in understanding the neural mechanisms by which a sense […]

September 14th, 2018

Diversity & Inclusion | Gender | Summit Q&A

The Science of How ‘Benevolent Sexism’ Undermines Women: A Summit Q&A with Peter Glick

By Jay Dixit

Peter Glick is a psychologist who studies benevolent sexism — the paternalistic belief that women are pure, fragile flowers in need of men’s protection. Benevolent […]

September 5th, 2018

Summit Q&A

The Benefits — and Risks — of Thinking Big Picture: A Summit Q&A with Marlone Henderson

By Jay Dixit

The human brain can think about objects and events at various “levels of construal” — from the abstract, high-level, and conceptual all the way down […]

August 20th, 2018