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“My research asks, ‘How can we help move people from who they are now to who they’ll be in the future in a way that maximizes well-being?” Hal Hershfield
I may have found my person. By that, I mean someone who does the research connected to the mission of my podcast. He’s just as obsessed as I am with helping people make better long-term decisions.
Professor Hal Hershfield’s work concentrates on the psychology of long-term decision making and how time affects people’s lives — perfect, given the purpose of my podcast and that Americans are living longer and saving less.
One of Hershfield’s most well-known discoveries suggests that when people are confronted with their “future selves,” they experience an emotional sense of connection that can influence long-term financial and ethical decision-making.