Dan Ariely

EPISODE 7 Dec 21, 2014
Cheating + Dishonesty
with Dan Ariely | Charity of the week: Radio Lab

Dan Ariely is an Israeli American professor of psychology and behavioral economics. He teaches at Duke University and is the founder of The Center for Advanced Hindsight and also the co-founder of BEworks. Ariely's talks on TED have been watched over 4.8 million times. This week we talk about about cheating, the culture of dishonesty, and erections!

Best selling author of Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, and The Honest Truth About Dishonesty, Dan Ariely joins me to chat about cheating, the culture of dishonesty, and erections! Dan is not only one of the top minds and writers in science today, but is also a lovely man who was generous enough with his time to fit my little podcast into his crazy schedule. This was a real highlight for me and this episode is a must listen!

Table of Contents
2:40 Online courses and audiobooks
5:20 Stealing jokes
11:35 Cheating through life
14:15 Vending machine stealing
16:00 Cheating against injustice
18:30 Robinhood
26:35 Everybody cheats (but stop using that as an excuse)
29:25 cultural cheating differences
32:10 Disclosure effect
38:15 The moral erection
43:25 Altruism