Author: Maarten W. Bos
Maarten W. Bos
Maarten Bos is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow of Business Administration in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at the Harvard Business School. He holds a PhD in Psychology from Radboud University Nijmegen and a BA and MS in Psychology from the University of Amsterdam.
His work has been published in a number of leading academic journals, including Science, Psychological Science, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and Journal of Consumer Psychology and has been covered in media outlets around the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Turkey, India, Pakistan, South Korea, and China. His article, "A Counter-Intuitive Approach to Making Complex Decisions" ranked among the most popular blog articles on the Harvard Business Review website in 2011. In 2012, he was interviewed for HBS Working Knowledge, which resulted in the piece "The Unconscious Executive".
Recently, an interview with CNN resulted in a contribution to their 'Route to the Top'.
At HBS, he taught the doctoral course Behavioral Approaches to Decision Making, and co-taught lectures in Professor Amy Cuddy's second-year MBA class, Power & Influence. Dr. Bos conducts research in three primary areas: decision making, sleep, and technology and psychology. In his research, he makes use of modern technology to both measure and influence performance- on a minute scale in the lab as well as on a larger scale outside of the lab.
Bos, Maarten W., Baaren, Rick B. van, Nordgren, Loran F., Dijksterhuis, Ap (2006): Making choices without deliberation. In Science, 312 (5779) pp. 1472-1472. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/312/5779/1472.1.citation