Nathan Collett studies decision-making and philosophy at McGill University. Experiences that inform his interdisciplinary mindset include a fellowship in the Research Group on Constitutional Studies, research at the Montreal Neurological Institute, a Harvard University architecture program, a fascination with modern physics, and several years as a technical director, program coordinator and counselor at a youth-run summer camp on Gabriola Island. An upcoming academic project will focus on the political and philosophical consequences of emerging findings in behavioral science. He grew up in British Columbia, spending roughly equal time reading and exploring the outdoors, which ensured a lasting appreciation for nature. He prioritizes creativity, inclusion, sustainability, and integrity in all of his work.
Thinking Fast: When Intuition Isn’t All Bad, According to its Biggest Critic
Years of research on cognitive biases have given intuition a bad rap. Are there any situations where it's actually helpful to go with our gut?
Bullsh*t jobs: Understanding Work and Value in the Information Age
When work is meaningful it can shape our value systems. When it's not, it can feel like a total waste of time and energy, aka, bullsh*t.