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HBSASC Event: The Science of Motivation

HBSASC Event: The Science of Motivation

A key to successfully "getting things done" is understanding the science of motivation. Psychologist and behavioral scientist Ayelet Fishbach has been teaching Chicago Booth students since 2002 and recently published "Get It Done: Surprising Lessons from the Science of Motivation".

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HBSASC Event: The Science of Motivation

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Feb 02, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM EST

HBSASC Event: The Science of Motivation

About the Event

A key to successfully "getting things done" is understanding the science of motivation.

Psychologist and behavioral scientist Ayelet Fishbach has been teaching Chicago Booth students since 2002 and recently published "Get It Done: Surprising Lessons from the Science of Motivation".

Please join us for this online webinar where we'll discuss the science of motivation with Professor Fishbach and then invite participants to share their challenges for 2022. In this interactive session, participants will have a conversation and apply the motivation science framework in real time to address the challenges.

Event Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2022 Event Time: 5:00PM Pacific Time or 8:00PM Eastern Standard Time

Cost: FREE 

About the Speaker:

Ayelet Fishbach Faculty, Booth School of Business

Ayelet Fishbach studies social psychology, management and consumer behavior. She is an expert on motivation and decision making. She has presented her research and has been published worldwide, including Psychological Review, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Journal of Marketing Research, Psychological Science, and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Her research is regularly featured in the media, including WSJ, CNN, Chicago Tribune, NPR and was selected to be featured in the New York Times 'Annual Years in Ideas.'

Fishbach has served as an Associate Editor on several journals, including Psychological Science and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and she has served on the editorial board of leading journals in psychology and management. She has further served as the president of the International Social Cognition Network (ISCON) and the Society for the Study of Motivation.

Fishbach is the recipient of several international awards, including the Society of Experimental Social Psychology's Best Dissertation Award, Career Trajectory Award, and the Fulbright Educational Foundation Award. In 2006, she received the Provost's Teaching Award from the University of Chicago.

Fishbach earned a BS with distinction in psychology in 1992, an MS summa cum laude in psychology in 1995, and a PhD magna cum laude in psychology in 1999, all from Tel Aviv University. She joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 2002.

Professor Fishbach's new book "Get It Done: Surprising Lessons from the Science of Motivation" was published on January 4, 2022.

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