In this episode, I got the chance to talk to one of the most impactful social psychologists of all time, Dr. Richard E. Nisbett. Dr. Nisbett has an extensive amount of experience in the field of social psychology and his new book Thinking is a brilliant memoir and insight-packed book that explains what we know about why people behave the way they do.
ABOUT DR RICHARD E. NISBETT
Richard E. Nisbett is one of the world’s most respected psychologists. His work focuses on issues in social psychology and cognitive science. He has received the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions from the American Psychological Association and many other national and international awards. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is a recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship.
His book The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently . . . and Why won the William James Award of the American Psychological Association. That book, as well as Intelligence and How to Get It: Why Schools and Cultures Count and Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking have been translated into multiple languages.
His newest book is Thinking: A Memoir.
To learn more, go to RichardNisbett.com