David Rand

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David Rand is an Associate Professor of Psychology, Economics, and Management at Yale University, and the Director of Yale University’s Human Cooperation Laboratory. His research combines a range of theoretical and experimental methods in an effort to explain the high levels of cooperation that typify human societies, and to uncover ways to promote cooperation in situations where it is lacking. He was named to Wired Mazagine’s Smart List 2012 of “50 People Who Will Change The World,” chosen as a 2012 Pop!Tech Science Fellow, and received the 2015 Arthur Greer Memorial Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Research.