Nobel Prize Winner Richard Thaler on How Nudge Changed the World — Plus, Squirrel-Inspired Robots
Nobel Prize-winning economist Richard Thaler explains how “Nudge” has changed the world. Plus: squirrel-inspired robots!
Additional resources from Richard Thaler:
Pick up "Nudge: The Final Edition" at your local bookstore: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780143137009
Faculty page: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/faculty/directory/t/richard-h-thaler
Follow @R_Thaler on Twitter: https://twitter.com/r_thaler
Nobel Prize page: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/economic-sciences/2017/thaler/facts/
Scientists are studying parkour-ing squirrels to make better robots by Cameron Duke
Hunt, N. H., Jinn, J., Jacobs, L. F., & Full, R. J. (2021). Acrobatic squirrels learn to leap and land on tree branches without falling. Science, 373(6555), 697–700. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abe5753
Leaping squirrels! Parkour is one of their many feats of agility. (2021, August 5). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/923924
Nicoletta Lanese. (2021, August 5). (VIDEO) Watch squirrels perform parkour-like stunts for peanuts. Livescience.com; Live Science. https://www.livescience.com/squirrels-doing-parkour-study.html
Mark Rober video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFZFjoX2cGg
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