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Tali Sharot's keynote career centers around sharing the research she has completed regarding human thought processes and interaction.
The cognitive neuroscientist and author is a Faculty Member at the University College London and graduated from New York University with both a B.A in psychology and economics as well as a Ph.D in psychology and neuroscience. Her findings in the field of human memory, optimism and the decision-making process have been published in numerous scholarly journals and featured in The Wall Street Journal and Forbes magazine. She has also authored two books, 'The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain,' and 'The Neuroscience of Preference and Choice.'
The 'optimism bias' that exists in human beings, which is the widely held belief that the future will always be better than the past or present, has been a vital component to Tali Sharot's keynote career and has drawn in audiences from across the world seeking to better understand the human mind.
Featured Keynote - Balancing Positivity and Caution
This Tali Sharot Speech Discusses Being Optimistic vs. Realistic
Optimism and the tendency for people to be overly optimistic while ignoring the potential for failure is discussed in this Tali Sharot speech. The cognitive neuroscientist argues that the majority... Read More