The Kahneman-Treisman Center for Behavioral Science & Public Policy is delighted to announce the appointment of its newest Research Scholar—Maya Shankar. Maya has been assigned to serve concurrently as a Senior Advisor for Behavioral Science at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Research & News
Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016
David Halpern, the Chief Executive of the UK's Behavioural Insights Team, presented a talk entitled "Behavioral Insights in Government," Thursday, October 27 at 4:00 p.m., as part of the Center's 2016-17 Behavioral Policy Speaker Series.
Sunday, Sep 4, 2016
Robb Willer, Professor of Sociology, Psychology, and Organizational Behavior at Stanford University, kicked off the Fall 2016 Behavioral Policy Speaker Series with a talk entitled "The Declining Status of White Americans and the Rise of the Tea Party."
Thursday, Sep 1, 2016
Three scholars who marry academic insights with actionable policy recommendations and interventions will kick off the Center's inaugural Behavioral Policy Speaker Series this fall.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
As the culmination of WWS 502, "Psychology for Policy Analysis and Implementation," Princeton's MPA students capitalized on their knowledge of behavioral science to design policy interventions to bring about a change in individual behavior—whether reduction of a harmful behavior or promotion of a beneficial one.
Monday, Mar 28, 2016
The Kahneman-Treisman Center for Behavioral Science & Public Policy will be among the inaugural residents in the newly renovated Louis A. Simpson *60 International Building at 20 Washington Road, opening at the end of 2016.
Friday, Feb 19, 2016
Curbing school bullying has been a focal point for educators, administrators, policymakers and parents. An innovative program in NJ schools, based on research by Betsy Paluck, utilizes the social networks of their most connected peers to promote conflict resolution.
Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015
In September 2015, Princeton's Behavioral Policy Center was one of the sponsors of the White House event at which the Social and Behavioral Science Team (SBST), established under the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy about 18 months earlier, announced the results of its first set of programs.