Nathan Collett studies decision-making and philosophy at McGill University. He approaches everything that he does with a thoroughly interdisciplinary approach. Experiences that inform his mindset include a fellowship on contemporary political philosophy, neuroscience research internships, a Harvard University architecture program, a fascination with modern physics, and several years as a program coordinator and counselor at a youth-run summer camp on Gabriola Island. An upcoming academic project will focus on the political applications of 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.
The Practitioners Know Best: Understanding How Well Nudges Work
The Decision Lab sits down with Elizabeth Linos and Stefano DellaVigna to discuss their work on behavioral economics and policy making.
Fighting the Looming Antibiotic Crisis with Behavioral Science
The Decision Lab sits down with Dr. Patricia Cummings to discuss the power of behavioral science to address antibiotic overprescription.
Phantasy: The Unconscious Process Behind Financial Instability
Selim Aren has pioneered a niche field between experimental psychology and finance to understand perennial financial instability. We reached out to learn more about it and its future applications.