While a journalist on assignment in Iraq, Charles Duhigg learned how the U.S. military uses behavioral science to stop riots from occurring. At that moment, his interest in habit formation was born.
A decade later, Duhigg published The Power of Habit
, which explains why we do what we do and how we can change the ingrained patterns in our lives.
A senior editor at the New York Times
with degrees from Yale College and Harvard Business school, Duhigg contributes frequently to PBS, Frontline
and This American Life
In 2013, his series on Apple factory workers won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism. In 2000 - for one terrifying day - he was a bike messenger in San Francisco.