Most of us working in L&D will have come across pop psychology in one form or another, but what are the actual psychological insights that can guide our practice? On this week’s episode of the GoodPractice Podcast, Sukh Pabial joins Owen Ferguson and Ross Garner to share his thoughts on psychology and behavioural economics.
Sukh’s Moana video can be seen here: http://www.ellentv.com/videos/0-n0s4vtdw/
His less cheery dystopian article is available from The Guardian at: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/feb/26/robert-mercer-breitbart-war-on-media-steve-bannon-donald-trump-nigel-farage.
Nudge by Thaler and Sunstein is available from Amazon at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Nudge-Improving-Decisions-Health-Happiness/dp/0141040017
The Guardian’s podcast episode on nudge theory is available from: https://www.theguardian.com/science/audio/2017/feb/22/nudge-theory-the-psychology-and-ethics-of-persuasion-science-weekly-podcast
And Freakonomics have also covered this, which you can find here: http://freakonomics.com/tag/david-halpern/
The dates Ross used to describe the division of the Bible into chapters were wildly inaccuarte. Wikipedia has an interesting page on this topic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chapters_and_verses_of_the_Bible.
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