Nicholas Epley is the John T. Keller Professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He was named a “professor to watch” by the Financial Times, is the winner of the 2008 Theoretical Innovation Prize from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and was awarded the 2011 Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology from the American Psychological Association.

He is the author of Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want



See also: Why You Should Put Down Your Smartphone and Talk to Strangers



Category: Psychology, Weekend

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3 Responses to “Nick Epley: Why You Should Talk to Strangers”

  1. pielou says:

    i did not yet look at the video, but i love to talk to strangers. 2 peoples talk about a subject without any historic judgement like: you speak like that because you are like this. i did experienced it and i can tell you as soon as they categorize you, the beautiful dialogue is gone.

  2. intlacct says:

    Stress inducing and thus unwatchable.

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