Sunday 16 May 2021


Daniel Kahneman

Professor of Psychology, Princeton

Why We Make Bad Judgments and What We Can Do About It, in collaboration with How to Academy

In this conversation with Diana Fox Carney, Kahneman, Sunstein and Sibony, co-authors of Noise, will reveal how noise and bias both shape our thought processes – and the remedies we can take to make far better decisions and judgments.

Daniel Kahneman

Daniel is the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology, Princeton University, Professor of Public Affairs, the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, and the winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences and the National Medal of Freedom in 2013. He is the author of New York Times bestseller Thinking, Fast and Slow.

Cass Sunstein

Cass is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. He received the 2018 Holberg Prize from the Government of Norway, often described as the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for law and the humanities.

Olivier Sibony

Olivier is an Affiliate Professor of Strategy at HEC Paris and an Associate Fellow at Saïd Business School, Oxford University. Previously, he spent 25 years in the Paris and New York offices of McKinsey & Company, where he was a senior partner. Sibony’s research on improving the quality of strategic decision making has been featured in many publications, including Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. He is a graduate of HEC Paris and hold a PhD from Paris Sciences et Lettres University.

‘Noise may be the most important book I’ve read in more than a decade. A genuinely new idea so exceedingly important you will immediately put it into practice. A masterpiece.’

Angela Duckworth, author of Grit