The Doctor of Decision-making in action

I am available for media interviews on topics where I have some knowledge. Below is a selection of media interactions I have had.

How Can Consumers Detect Fake Reviews?

2019-08-19: I spoke with John Langer on  3CR Community Radio about who you can trust online [Listen].
2019-08-17: I spoke with Christine Anu on her ABC Radio National Evenings show about how consumers use online reviews and how consumers can attempt to spot the fakes.

2019-08-13: I spoke with Wendy Harmer and Robbie Buck on their ABC Radio Sydney Breakfast show, Adam Shirley on his ABC Radio Sydney Breakfast show, and Gillian O’Shaughnessy on her ABC Radio Perth Afternoons show about the prevelance of fake online reviews.

2019-08-09: I spoke with Geraldine Doogue on her ABC Radio National Saturday Extra show together with Quentin Long, Co-Founder of Australian Traveller Media, about how consumers can try to best use online reviews to inform their decisions [Listen].

Do Consumers Know the Carbon Footprint of Foods?

2019-02-01: I spoke to Natalie Bucknell, Kay Wennagel, and Michael Staindl on their Beyond Zero Emissions podcast [Listen].

2019-01-10: I spoke with Victor Petrovic on his 2ser drive program [Listen].

2018-12-20: I spoke with Jesse Mulligan on his RNZ afternoon program [Listen] and Julia Carr-Catzel and her 2ser The Daily show [Listen].

2018-12-18: I spoke about the misperception of food’s carbon footprint with Hamish Macdonald on his ABC Radio National breakfast program and also Ali Moore on her 774 ABC morning program. [Article] [Listen]

Can We Trust Online Reviews?

2018-02-02: I spoke about the fake online reviews (and restaurants!) with Melinda James on her ABC Illawarra breakfast program.

2017-04-05: I spoke about the extent to which you can believe online reviews with Jon Faine on his 774 ABC Melbourne morning program [listen], and also with Ali Clarke on her 891 ABC Adelaide morning program [listen]

2017-05-30: I spoke about online reviews with Kelly Higgins-Devine on her 612 ABC Brisbane afternoon program [listen] [article].

How Can People Make Better Decisions?

I featured on ABC radio News National’s The Science Show discussing how we make decisions and how these decisions might be improved. [link] [listen] [transcript]

Over-Confidence: Helpful or Hindrance?

I was invited to 2ser, a community radio station in Sydney, to discuss the topic of overconfidence. [link]

Human Irrationality

I spoke to Red Symons on 774 ABC Melbourne radio about human irrationality. [link]

Preference Construction

I spoke at the Australia Council for the Arts 2015 Marketing Summit on preference construction and how things go viral. [link]

What is the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions?

This very well produced video introduces the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions: who the researchers are (including yours truly), and the fascinating issues that we study. [link] [watch]

What is “Choice Architecture”?

The first half of this video summarizes the concept of choice architecture with accompanying visuals to help bring home the message.  The second half of this video summarizes some work that I have been doing on translating attributes together with Richard Larrick, Christoph Ungemach, Elke Weber, and Eric Johnson. [watch] [transcript]

How Can Marketers Use Information Design?

In this video, I talk about how marketers can make better use of information design to add value for consumers. [watch]