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Former Sugarman Fellow spearheads alcohol-free Reunions event
May 23, 2024

Kristine DeJesus, former Sugarman Fellow at SPIA and founder of Students Recover, addresses the needs of the recovery community at new "Orange and Black Oasis."

From The Tokyo Toilet to Perfect Days
April 5, 2024

A recording of this event is now available.

In 2020, the public toilet renovation project, “The Tokyo Toilet” commenced in Shibuya, Tokyo. Representing Japan and featuring 16 internationally renowned creators, including architects at the forefront, this project brought the…

Daniel Kahneman, 1934 - 2024
March 27, 2024

Daniel Kahneman, visionary psychologist whose work laid the foundations of modern Behavioral Science and its applications, has died at 90.

KTC and ideas42 Launch Behavioral Science Desk at Princeton
Feb. 14, 2024

The Kahneman-Treisman Center, in partnership with non-profit behavioral science innovation lab ideas42, has launched the Behavioral Science Desk, a new resource for Princeton scholar-researchers from a range of disciplines interested in finding ways to have their work intersect not only the insights of behavioral science but also real-world settings.

New Sugarman Fellow David Derryck focuses on consumer behavior
Sept. 15, 2023

David Derryck has joined the Sugarman Practitioner in Residence program to collaborate with our scholars on consumer decision-making in changing markets as he attempts to build out his BuyBlack project, a comprehensive platform for black-owned business commerce.

Sugarman Fellow Chukwuemeka featured at Celebrate Princeton Innovation event
Sept. 7, 2023

Celebrate Princeton Innovation honors faculty researchers, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students and undergraduates who are making a difference through their discoveries and entrepreneurial spirit. This annual event features faculty innovators and discoveries that have the potential to become everyday innovations that improve life,…

Morfit and Biglari Fellowships for Behavioral Science Named for 2023-24 Year
Aug. 25, 2023

The Kahneman-Treisman Center for Behavioral Science & Public Policy and Princeton’s School of Public and International Affairs are pleased to announce the recipients of two fellowships for graduate work in applied behavioral science.  The 2023-24 recipient of the Hamid Biglari *87 Behavioral Science Fellowship is…

Beyond the Blueprint: Skillsignal advances the Construction Wellbeing Initiative
July 17, 2023

Outgoing Sugarman Associate Practitioners Sebastien de Ghellinck and Vivian Burgnon, cofounders of the industry-leading construction safety and compliance platform SkillSignal, successfully brought together construction leaders and professionals in the "Beyond the…

Weber receives Patrick Suppes Prize in Psychology
May 10, 2023

Center Affiliated Faculty member Elke Weber, the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment and professor of psychology and public affairs, recently received the Patrick Suppes Prize in Psychology from the American Philosophical Society for her work to understand how people make decisions in real-world, uncertain environments.

Desmond suggests prescription for America's "addiction to poverty" in new book
March 17, 2023

Matthew Desmond, Professor of Sociology and director of Princeton’s Eviction Lab, asks why the United States, the richest country on earth, has more poverty than any other advanced democracy. In his new book Poverty, by America, he illuminates the ways this country’s policies and practices perpetuate inequity and what he sees as an “addiction to poverty” among those with the power to do something about it. He asks his readers to become “poverty abolitionists.”