A space to explore, share and shape the issues facing social and behavioral scientists
Michael Sanders is a Reader in Public Policy in the Policy Institute at King's College London, and Executive Director of the What Works Centre for Children's Social Care. He was previously the Chief Scientist and Director of Research at the Behavioural Insights Team, also known as the world's first nudge unit. In his academic and policy work he has conducted and overseen hundreds of randomised controlled trials, with his own research primarily focused on social and human capital, pro-social behaviour, and social mobility.
Social media manipulation is tearing societies apart – but it can help put us back together again. Michael Sanders teaches us how to change the narrative of social media so that it can be a source for “Good.”