Dr. Tali Sharot spoke at the Jewish Funders Network 2019 International Conference in San Francisco in March 2019. These are brief highlights of her talk.
Dr. Sharot is a a leading expert on human decision-making, optimism and emotion, combining research in psychology, behavioral economics, and neuroscience to reveal the forces that shape our decisions, beliefs, and inaccurate expectations of the future and how those can be altered (or sustained). She is the author of The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain; The Science of Optimism, and The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals about Our Power to Change Others. She has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, The Science Channel, the Today show, the BBC and in many publications around the world.Share