Evolutionary and Cognitive Psychologist, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris
Hugo Mercier is a research scientist at the CNRS (Institut Jean Nicod) in Paris where he works with the Evolution and Social Cognition team. He is the author of The Enigma of Reason (2017), co-authored with Dan Sperber, and Not Born Yesterday (forthcoming, 2020). He lives in Nantes, France.
The smart move: we learn more by trusting than by not trusting