Nick Chater

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Nick Chater is Professor of Behavioural Science at Warwick Business School, who works on rationality and language using a range of theoretical and experimental approaches.[1]

Chater read Psychology at Cambridge University. He first worked at Warwick University in 1996.

Chater is head of WBS's Behavioural Science group, which is the largest of its kind in Europe.[2] He was also an advisor to the UK government's Behavioural Insights Team.[2]

He was scientist-in-residence on eight series of Radio 4 series The Human Zoo (; and presents the Massive Open On-Line Course (MOOC) "The Mind is Flat" ( He is a member of the UK Committee on Climate Change.

He is a Fellow of the Cognitive Science Society and the British Academy.[1]


  1. ^ a b, Warwick Business School,. "Nick Chater - Professor of Behavioural Science | Staff Directory | WBS". Retrieved 2017-03-21.
  2. ^ a b Hodges, Lucy (5 December 2013). "MBA programmes: A more thoughtful approach". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 17 May 2017.