Sep 24, 2015
Eyal Winter is the
Silverzweig Professor of Economics at the Hebrew University and
Economics Professor at Leicester University.
He is a
member and a former director of the Center for the Study of
Rationality, an elected council member of the
International Game Theory Society and an elected fellow of
the Economic Theory Society.
awarded the Humboldt Prize for excellence in research by
the German government in 2010. He has presented his work in more
than 120 research institutes in 26 countries around the world
including Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, Berkeley,
Cambridge, and Oxford.
Feeling Smart: Why our Emotions are More Rational Than We
Think was published in January 2015.
graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in
Mathematics, Statistics and Economics before going on to study his
doctorate in Game Theory.
this episode you will learn:
- if there
is a link between game theory and behavioral economics.
- how the
perceptions of human behaviour vary greatly across all
- if there
is a need to have divisions in universities regarding the
disciplines being taught.
- how we can
use emotion in a strategic way to make us better off.
- why human
evolution has not removed emotion if it’s considered a hindrance in
importance of training your rationality and emotions to work
- why you
should look at something from an outsiders perspective when dealing
with an emotional situation.
- how anger
can be an emotion that can make you financially better
- why love,
empathy and sympathy can make you better-off in the way how other
people treat us.
- what Eyal
Winter means when he says that there is logic in emotion and
emotion in logic.
- why it was
fascinating yet frustrating for Eyal Winter when he met John
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