Behavioral economics couples scientific research on the psychology of decision making with economic theory to better understand what motivates financial decisions. In Dan Ariely’s Online course “A Beginner’s Guide to Irrational Behavior”, you can learn about some of the many ways in which we behave in less than rational ways, and how we might overcome our shortcomings.
You’ll also learn about cases where our irrationalities work in our favor, and how we can harness these human tendencies to make better decisions.
The course is free of charge and you can apply here.
But first you can learn more about the basic of behavioral economics with these flashcards.