Social psychologist Prof E. Tory Higgins discusses his model of how humans interpret and appreciate reward and punishment, and offers unusual approaches to motivate people to action. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.
Behavioral economists Prof Lisa Cameron and Assoc Prof Nisvan Erkal examine the effects of China’s one child policy on the interpersonal skills of a generation of only children. Presented by Jennifer Martin.
Management expert and sociologist Prof Bruce Barry discusses the behaviors and mindsets of those who persevere with long-term -- and very long-term -- projects. Bruce also explains how some businesses can benefit from adopting a longer term view. Presented by Jennifer Martin.
Social psychologist Prof Nick Haslam explains what it means to be dehumanised, and how people are capable of viewing and treating their fellow human beings as less than themselves. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.
Organizational theorist Prof Peter Fleming examines how corporatism pervades virtually every aspect of the lives of the modern worker and suggests ways in which we can regain work-life balance. Presented by Jennifer Martin.
Social psychologist Dr Simon Laham discusses his research linking the pronounceability of a person’s name with perceptions of likeability, and what this might mean for a person’s access to opportunities.
Professor of Management Mara Olekalns discusses the complicated effects of gender in negotiations, how women can be disadvantaged when negotiating on their own behalf, and what they can do about it. Presented by Eric van Bemmel.