Behavioral Science Desk

Are you a student or faculty member interested in finding ways to have your work intersect with the insights of behavioral science and real-world settings?

The Kahneman-Treisman Center's newest initiative is the Behavioral Science Desk. Through a new SPIA partnership, students and faculty from any field can work with senior leaders from ideas42, the world's first and largest non-profit behavioral science innovation lab.

Senior leaders from ideas42 will be available to students and faculty on campus, as well as virtually, by appointment. Set up a visit even if you’re just curious to learn more! 

For undergraduate and graduate students:

  • Brainstorm new research ideas or learn how to  incorporate potentially hidden behavioral insights into your independent research projects–from junior papers and theses to policy papers and dissertations;
  • Tap into advice and coaching on professional skills critical to your career such as networking, negotiation, storytelling, persuasion, and project management;
  • Get involved in an ideas42 project.

For faculty and post-docs:

  • Get advice on setting up and running field research projects;
  • Capitalize on research opportunities within ideas42 projects  Learn how to identify practitioner collaborators and funders;
  • Get valuable coaching on networking, fundraising, implementation, and other professional skills useful for academics interested in field research.

Contact Leslie Rowley for more information about how to get involved.