Gerd Gigerenzer

Gerd Gigerenzer | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Gerd Gigerenzer | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker and Risk Management Expert, Director at Max Planck Institute For Human Development, Author of "Risk Savvy, How To Make Good Decisions"
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Gerd Gigerenzer | Speaker Biography

Expert in decision-making and problem-solving
Director at Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Author of "Gut Feelings" and "Risk Savvy"

Gerd Gigerenzer is a renowned psychologist specializing in problem-solving and decision-making. He holds positions as Director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Director of the Harding Center for Risk Literacy in Berlin. Previously, he was a Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago and a John M. Olin Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law. He is also affiliated with the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia and is a Fellow of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and the German Academy of Sciences. Gigerenzer has received numerous awards for his work, including the AAAS Prize for the best article in the behavioral sciences and the Association of American Publishers Prize for the best book in the social and behavioral sciences. His popular books, such as "Calculated Risks: How To Know When Numbers Deceive You," "Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious," and "Risk Savvy: How To Make Good Decisions," have been translated into 18 languages. He has also written academic books, including "Rationality for Mortals," "Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart," and "Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox" (co-authored with Nobel Laureate Reinhard Selten). In addition, Gigerenzer co-authored "Better Doctors, Better Decisions" with Sir Muir Gray, highlighting the importance of informed decision-making in healthcare. He is currently collaborating with the Bank of England on the project "Simple heuristics for a safer world." Gigerenzer has trained various professionals, including US federal judges, German physicians, and top managers, on decision-making and understanding risks and uncertainties. To book Gerd Gigerenzer as a keynote speaker, please contact us via email.

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