Courses

OUR COURSES

As an academic institution, we are committed to sharing our knowledge about human thought, behavior, and decision-making with the world at large. Our teaching efforts are widespread, but we have created a few introductory online courses available to the world at large:

The Medical Professionalism Project

COURSE BY: The Center for Advanced Hindsight and the Dishonesty Project, in collaboration with Duke Health
FORMAT: Video lectures, games, and resources.
TIME COMMITMENT: Twelve modules of approximately 15 minutes each.
PRICE: $29.99 - $49.99
GREAT FOR: Medical professionals or students, such as physicians, nurses, or pharmacists, or anyone interested in how behavioral economics can be used to improve the ways we offer health care.

The Psychology of Pricing (Daily Bits, Irrational Labs)

COURSE BY: Irrational Labs
FORMAT: Email and Facebook Messenger
TIME COMMITMENT: 5 minutes a day for 22 days
PRICE: Free!
GREAT FOR: Product managers, designers and creators of products and services that are helping improve people’s well-being.

Hacking Human Nature for Good (Daily Bits, Irrational Labs)

COURSE BY: Irrational Labs
FORMAT: Email and Facebook Messenger
TIME COMMITMENT: 5 minutes a day for 22 days
PRICE: Free!
GREAT FOR: People who create and build products and services that change behavior for good. If you are a product manager, designer or marketer, you are also a choice architect. 

Master Class on Changing Customer Behavior (Udemy, +Acumen, Startup Lab)

COURSE BY: +Acumen and the Startup Lab
FORMAT: Video and Workbooks
TIME COMMITMENT: 10 hours
PRICE: $25
GREAT FOR: Aspiring or active social entrepreneurs looking to design smarter products and services to achieve social impact. Anyone who wants to learn how to apply practical insights from behavioral economics and psychology to real-life businesses.

A Beginner’s Guide to Irrational Behavior (Coursera)

COURSE BY: Dan Ariely and the Center for Advanced Hindsight
FORMAT: Video lectures, reading, quizzes, assignments, discussion fora
TIME COMMITMENT: N/A
PRICE: Free!
GREAT FOR: Anyone with at least one irrational partner or friend

Though the class is not currently running, former students are still active on this facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/behavioralecon