Hi, I’m Olivia.

I’m the Director of Learning and Design at Outsmarting Human Minds, and a social-cognitive psychologist studying whether eyes really are “windows to the soul”.

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“Thinkos” are decisional slips; the mind’s equivalent of fingers’ typos.

At Outsmarting Human Minds, I work with teams to design and deliver multimedia education about the thinkos that spring from the wiring of our brains (and how to outwit them to become better decision-makers).

Learn more about OHM

I teach about

Music and the Mind
Making Science for Everyone

I test questions about

Decoding Imagination
Eyes as Windows to Mind
Age Perception by Humans and Machines

1540 William James Hall
Harvard University

Olivia Kang, PhD

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