Kahneman-Treisman Center for Behavioral Science & Public Policy

Center News

Review of prejudice reduction training gets highlighted in popular press

Explaining her recent work with colleagues to review efficacy of prejudice reduction trainings, Betsy Levy Paluck, wrote an op-ed appearing in The Washington Post under the headline "Does diversity training work? We don’t know — and here is why." 

Gauri discusses behavioral strategies for building public trust in issues of global health

Behavioral economist and center-affiliated lecturer Varun Gauri, who taught a course in the policy school last year on mitigating the effects of vaccine hesitancy, discusses behavioral strategies for increasing positive communication and engendering trust around issues of public health in recent Nature article.

Sugarman Associate Practitioners Launch the Construction Wellbeing Initiative

Through the Jay Sugarman Practitioner in Residence Program, Princeton’s Kahneman-Treisman Center for Behavioral Science & Public Policy is partnering with SkillSignal, the leading construction safety and compliance platform, to focus on the U.S. construction industry’s…

Minority-serving institution Our Lady of the Lake University becomes first campus chapter partner of Princeton-incubated substance abuse recovery organization Students Recover

Student leaders at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas, have partnered with the nonprofit Students Recover to launch a campus chapter program to reduce the stigma associated with Substance Use Disorder and to make recovery accessible to a wider-than…

Announcing Works in Progress Seminar Series

The Kahneman-Treisman Center announces a new lunchtime seminar series presenting works in progress by Center Affiliates, including the Sugarman Practitioners in Residence.

Sugarman Practitioner in Residence Program Expands

The Jay Sugarman Practitioner in Residence program has expanded with the addition of new fall cohort members. Bryant Adibe and Chukwuemeka Chukwuemeka joined the community as Sugarman Fellows. Sugarman Associate Practitioner Vivian Burgnon and Sebastien de Ghellinck, founder of construction safety and compliance technology company SkillSignal, are also part of the program.

Upcoming Events

Book Discussion with Authors: Behavioral Science in the Wild
Feb 3, 2023, 12:15 pm


Behavioral Policy Works in Progress: Hannah Riley Bowles on When Gender Matters
Feb 16, 2023, 12:00 pm


Student Affiliate Works in Progress Series: Johnatan Reiss '23
Feb 17, 2023, 12:15 pm


Student Affiliate Works in Progress Series: Megan Kan gs
Mar 24, 2023, 12:15 pm






About the Center

Established with an anonymous gift in 2015, the Kahneman-Treisman Center for Behavioral Science & Public Policy honors the legacy of Daniel Kahneman and Anne Treisman and leverages the combined strengths of the Princeton University faculty across a range of disciplines.  Housed Princeton's School for Public and International Affairs, the Center is the intellectual hub that supports and organizes new research projects, plans lecture series and conferences, disseminates research results, and connects Princeton researchers and students with policy makers and scholars from other institutions.