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Daniel Kahneman, Pioneer of Modern Behavioral Economics

Having zero experience in economics didn’t stop Daniel Kahneman from receiving a Nobel Prize in the field. Kahneman, an Israeli-American psychologist and academic, is best known for his work in integrating insights from psychological research into economic science. Previously, economists assumed that people are for the most part rational decision-makers who act in support of their self-interest. Kahneman’s groundbreaking research suggested otherwise…

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Berkeley’s Most Supreme Graduate

One of America’s most influential legal minds, Earl Warren, served as the 14th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1953 to 1969. Under his leadership, the court handed down several historic rulings that have been recognized by many as a “Constitutional Revolution” in the liberal direction…

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Actor John Cho Bitten By Acting Bug At UC Berkeley

Born in South Korea and raised in Los Angeles, John Cho worked hard to become one of the most influential Asian American actors of his generation. Cho first gained widespread praise for his role in the 1999 smash hit “American Pie.” Afterwards, the sharp-witted actor was applauded for breaking Hollywood stereotypes with his portrayal of Harold Lee…

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