Josh Ackerman Ph.D.
Josh Ackerman, Ph.D., is an evolutionary psychologist working with the MIT Sloan School of Management. He received his doctorate from Arizona State University and subsequently worked at Yale University before moving on to MIT. He has published work in many top psychological journals addressing a range of questions about social life, from the influence of race and ethnicity on basic attention and memory to the reasons people refuse offered help to romantic cooperation to self-control. He currently considers how evolution might have shaped the world of consumer behavior.