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New Research Tracks Public Sentiment on Supreme Court, Abortion Access
June 13, 2022

New panel survey data from Chelsey Clark and Betsy Levy Paluck points to increase in both those who think that Americans support legal abortion and those who believe the court has a conservative leaning after the draft decision on Roe v Wade was leaked.

Research ideation process featured in new Print Edition of Behavioral Scientist
June 13, 2022

Betsy Levy Paluck was interviewed about research ideation in the new Print Edition of Behavioral Scientist, a journal for the wider behavioral science community supported, in part, by the Kahneman-Treisman Center.

Through prose, poetry, historical archives, and art, the latest print edition—entitled Brain Meets World

Campus Behavioral Science Initiative Study Featured by EGAP
April 14, 2022

Evidence in Governance and Politics recently highlighted a study by Princeton researchers on how participatory practices change attitudes and behavior in the workplace, part of which was conducted under the auspices of the Campus Behavioral Science Initiative.

Inaugural Sugarman Fellows Join Center
April 8, 2022

Princeton University’s Kahneman-Treisman Center for Behavioral Science & Public Policy is pleased to announce the inaugural cohort of the Jay Sugarman Practitioner in Residence program. In Spring 2022, Kristine De Jesus and David Henderson joined the community as Sugarman Fellows. Sugarman Associate Practitioner Brian Chapman is also part of the program.

2021-22 Morfit and Biglari behavioral science fellows named
July 6, 2021
The Center has awarded two fellowships to students pursuing study in the area of behavioral science and public policy. The 2020-21 recipient of the Hamid Biglari *87 Behavioral Science Fellowship is Eli Lucherini; Chelsey Clark is the recipient of the Anna and G. Mason Morfit ’97 Fellowship.
Yokum discusses wide-ranging issues on first Behavioral Cities Webinar
Oct. 15, 2019
David Yokum, Director of the Policy Lab @ Brown, joined Center Assistant Director Leslie Rowley and ideas 42's Managing Director Anthony Barrows in the first Behavioral Cities Webinar in October 2019.  The webinar was a continuation of the conversation that sprang forth from the November 2018 Behavioral Cities Summit convened in Princeton by the Kahneman-Treisman Center and ideas42.
Eli Pariser to probe the architecture of healthier digital spaces
Sept. 13, 2019

Eli Pariser was on campus November-December 2019 as part of the Herbert Sidney Langfeld Visiting Lectureship, in association with the Department of Psychology and the Kahneman-Treisman Center. Pariser, who helped pioneer the practice of online citizen engagement as CEO of MoveOn.org, coined the term “filter bubble” in his New York Times

Rosanne Haggerty, President of Community Solutions, situates homelessness as a systems change issue
May 1, 2019

Rosanne Haggerty was on campus over three weeks in April 2019 as part of the Herbert Sidney Langfeld Visiting Lectureship, in association with the Department of Psychology and the Kahneman-Treisman Center.  President of Community Solutions, an internationally recognized leader in developing innovative strategies to end homelessness, Haggerty…

Behavioral Cities Summit finds common concerns in evaluation, scoping, and capacity building
March 1, 2019

In November 2018, in association with behavioral design non-profit ideas42, the Center hosted the first Behavioral Cities Summit.  Central to the convening were municipal leaders from six major North American cities—New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Seattle, Washington, DC, and Durham, Ontario—who have established track-records using behavioral…

Child Poverty Rate Could Be Cut in Half in Next Decade Following Proposals in New Expert Report
Feb. 28, 2019
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine--including work by Shafir and Currie--provides evidence-based policy and program packages that could cut the child poverty rate by as much as 50 percent while at the same time increasing employment and earnings among adults living in low-income families.