Shi Shi is currently a graduate student studying behavioral and decision sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. She is interested in using insights from behavioral science to solve a wide range of problems facing our society today. When she is not reading the latest behavioral science papers, she enjoys painting and playing video games with her friends. She also holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and psychology from the University of Southern California.
Speaking the Truth: Accents, Credibility, and Implicit Bias
People who speak with foreign accents are perceived as less credible by listeners. How can managers counteract this bias?
Holding the Line: Social Norms and Party-Line Voting
Party-line voting in Congress is the worst it's ever been. Insights from behavioral science help explain why.
“Tell Me More”: Vaccines and the Illusion of Knowledge
To persuade the vaccine-hesitant, try simply asking them to explain how vaccines work.