The Universe Inside
400 years ago, we began to explore the universe with simple tools, and it challenged our beliefs about our place in the universe. Are investigations of the universe inside our minds any different? An introduction by OHM Founder, Professor Mahzarin Banaji.
Implicit Revolution Part 1: From Amnesia to Associations
40 years ago, memory researchers showed us that people with amnesia could form new memories… implicitly. This sparked an ongoing revolution in research on the hidden mind: how it learns, how it influences us, and how it can be measured and changed.
Implicit Revolution Part 2: From the Lab to the Web
40 years ago, memory researchers showed us that patients with amnesia could form new memories… implicitly. This sparked an ongoing revolution in research on the hidden mind: how it learns, how it influences us, and how it can be measured and changed.
Our faces broadcast information about us: whether we’re smart, warm, trustworthy. How do these signals influence decision-making – and are they accurate? Psychologist Alexander Todorov discusses the science behind face value.
Operating on Autopilot
Expectations help us quickly navigate our world. Yet they can also keep us from the simple solutions, talent, and opportunities that are right in front of us.
We work out, then pig out. We donate to charity, then indulge in retail therapy. Does this also happen with our good deeds? How can we avoid bringing our moral scorecards to the workplace?
We overvalue the things we own. This is fine when it’s a family keepsake or memento – but how does this influence decisions we make about our homes, investments, and more?
The Mind of the Beholder
You perform well at work one day, but not the next. One person sees you as “warm”, another as “cold”. Maybe it's you -- but there's another possibility: that a belief in one person’s mind can shape another person’s behavior.