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    How We Choose Our Partners

    Bela Gandhi is the founder and president of Smart Dating Academy, where she coaches clients on the best practices and approaches to a romantic relationship. She breaks down what goes on when we choose our romantic partners, and how we can improve that process.

    Bela Gandhi
    Founder & President, Smart Dating Academy

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    Science of Choice

    Do you really have free will over who you date, where you work or what you buy, and what does it mean if you don't?

    Marvin Chun
    Richard M. Colgate Professor of Psychology, Yale University
    Charles Duhigg
    New York Times Reporter; Author, “Smarter Faster Better”
    Al Pittampalli
    Founder, MCW Consulting; Author, “Persuadable: How Great Leaders Change Their Minds to Change the World”
    Sheena Iyengar
    S.T. Lee Professor of Business in the Management Division, Columbia Business School
    Bela Gandhi
    Founder & President, Smart Dating Academy

    You chose your career path, your partner, your wardrobe, the groceries in your fridge and the people you follow on Instagram. Or did you? Learn from cutting-edge scientists, relationship experts and others about the forces at play inside your brain that influence your choices, and take a sobering look at the true meaning of free will.