Dan Kahneman

The first Israeli to win a Noble Prize in a scientific discipline, Dan Kahneman is a behavioral psychologist and professor at Princeton. Born in Tel Aviv in 1934, he spent his early years in Paris before his family returned in 1946. He was educated at Hebrew University, where he later taught. Kahneman won the 2002 Nobel Prize for Economics for his work on “Prospect Theory” which explores how people make decisions under conditions of uncertainty.