Pain and Social Adaptation
Dan Ariely Keynotes - In Dan Ariely speeches, he examines how irrational behaviors affect decision-making. As a Professor...
Discussing his experience of a severe body burn, Dan Ariely then explores social adaption and how the social hierarchy of attractiveness is affected after an injury that affects one physically. Speaking on the basis that we are drawn to partners with a similar level of attractiveness, Ariely discusses the intriguing romantic implications of similar injuries and comes up with three possible theories of social adaptation: don't adapt, alter perceptions of aesthetics or reorder the importance of attributes.