Instructor Biography: Laurie Santos
LAURIE SANTOS, PhD, is a Psychology Professor at Yale University. She studies human cognition, its origins, and the evolutionary biases that influence our imperfect life choices. She has been featured on “NBC Nightly News” and the “Today Show,” as well as in The New York Times, GQ Magazine, Slate, and A winner of numerous awards for her science and teaching, she was recently voted as one of Popular Science Magazine’s Brilliant 10 young minds and was named in Time Magazine as a “Leading Campus Celebrity.”