Faculty Memeber of the Department of Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences at
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.