David Rand

Cognitive Scientist

David Rand is Associate Professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, the Director of the Human Cooperation Laboratory and the Applied Cooperation Team at MIT, and an affiliated faculty member of the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and MIT Institute of Data, Systems, and Society. He uses a cognitive science perspective, grounded in the tension between more intuitive versus deliberative modes of decision-making, to explore topics such as cooperation, outrage, misinformation, political preferences, and social media platform behavior.

David Rand is Associate Professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, the Director of the Human Cooperation Laboratory and the Applied Cooperation Team at MIT, and an affiliated faculty member of the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and MIT Institute of Data, Systems, and Society. He uses a cognitive science perspective, grounded in the tension between more intuitive versus deliberative modes of decision-making, to explore topics such as cooperation, outrage, misinformation, political preferences, and social media platform behavior.

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