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What Pushes Us To Work Hard — Even When We Don't Have To?
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What Pushes Us To Work Hard — Even When We Don't Have To?

What Pushes Us To Work Hard — Even When We Don't Have To?

What Pushes Us To Work Hard — Even When We Don't Have To?
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Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Meaning Of Work.

About Dan Ariely's TED Talk

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely says we work hard not because we have to, but because we want to. He examines the intrinsic values we need to feel motivated to work.

About Dan Ariely

Dan Ariely is a professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University and a founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight. He is the author of the bestsellers Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, and The Honest Truth About Dishonesty.

Through his research and his unorthodox experiments, he questions the forces that influence human behavior and the irrational ways in which we often all behave.

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