October 30, 2020 | Forbes
Drs. Milkman and Buttenheim Make Forbes’ List of 10 Behavioral Scientists You Should Know
Congratulations to Katy Milkman, PhD, and Alison Buttenheim, PhD, MBA, who made Forbes’ list of 10 behavioral scientists people should know.
“These 10 behavioral scientists are shining examples of impact in health, their work spanning from experimentation to implementation,” author Aline Holzwarth wrote. “…[T]hese leading behavioral scientists are making the change they want to see in the world.”
The Forbes article stated that “Alison Buttenheim combines her interest in behavioral economics with a focus on improving child health on a global level. Her work provides new insights to help parents make better choices for their children, and to improve take-up of evidence-based preventive services.”
Dr. Milkman was praised for taking “insights from economics and psychology to change consequential behaviors for good, such as savings, exercise, vaccination take-up and discrimination prevention.”