On May 28th, during the English Lunch (every Wednesday from 14:30 to 15:30), we will watch the video: «Beware conflicts of interest» with Dan Ariely. We encourage you to watch it before wednesday lunch!
Watch the video…
In this short talk, psychologist Dan Ariely tells two personal stories that explore scientific conflict of interest: How the pursuit of knowledge and insight can be affected, consciously or not, by shortsighted personal goals. When we’re thinking about the big questions, he reminds us, let’s be aware of our all-too-human brains.
Some words to practice!
Treatment /whiten it out /guilt trips /pity /schmuck / foreground
3 Idioms to learn…
Packed like sardines / Page turner /Pain in the neck