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The Brainy Business | Understanding the Psychology of Why People Buy | Behavioral Economics

Apr 18, 2024

In this episode of The Brainy Business podcast, Huggy Rao, a distinguished professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, shares profound insights on the concept of workplace friction and its impact on organizational dynamics. Huggy's extensive research and expertise in organizational behavior and management...


Apr 15, 2024

In this episode of The Brainy Business podcast, Melina Palmer delves into the concept of sludge in business processes, shedding light on unnecessary barriers that hinder customers and internal operations. Drawing from her deep understanding of behavioral economics and cognitive psychology, Melina provides practical...


Apr 11, 2024

In the episode of The Brainy Business podcast, Dr. Michael Norton, a professor at Harvard Business School and author of The Ritual Effect, explores the significance of rituals in our lives. Michael delves into the distinctions between habits, routines, and rituals, emphasizing the emotional depth and purpose that...


Apr 8, 2024

In this episode of The Brainy Business podcast, Dr. Nick Hobson, a distinguished behavioral scientist specializing in social psychology and social neuroscience, joins host Melina Palmer for an insightful discussion on the intersection of psychology, philosophy, and behavioral science. Dr. Hobson's journey into the realm...


Apr 4, 2024

In episode 381 of The Brainy Business podcast, Melina Palmer interviews Dr. Therese Huston, a cognitive scientist and author of Let's Talk: Make Effective Feedback Your Superpower. Therese's expertise in cognitive psychology and her personal experiences with feedback inspired her to provide insights into giving...