Christopher Chabris

Christopher Chabris
Christopher Chabris
Associate Professor of Psychology, Union College; Co-author, The Invisible Gorilla, and Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us.

CHRISTOPHER CHABRIS is a psychology professor and co-director of the neuroscience program at Union College, where he studies intelligence, thinking, and decision-making. He received his Ph.D. in psychology and A.B. in computer science from Harvard University. Chris is the co-author of The Invisible Gorilla, and Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us. He shared the 2004 Ig Nobel Prize in Psychology (awarded for “achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think”), given for the experiment that inspired the book. He is also a chess master, a poker amateur, and a contributor to the Wall Street Journal and other national publications.

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