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Sheena Iyengar is an academician at the Columbia Business School. She has taught on a wide variety of topics including leadership, decision making, creativity, innovation and globalization. Considered as one of the world\'s leading experts on choice, her core research focuses on the psychology of choice and decision-making, addressing how humans face challenges in a world where they are inundated with options. Sheena’s research regularly appears in premier academic journals and her book, ‘The Art of Choosing’ received one of the six Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Books of the Year 2010 awards and was ranked 3 on the Amazon.com Best Business and Investing Books of 2010. She received the Presidential Early Career Award in 2002 and has been voted among the Top 50 most influential business thinkers by Thinkers50. Her research is regularly cited in the popular media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, the Economist and BBC. She has also appeared on television programs like the Today Show, the Daily Show and Fareed. The expert is a graduate from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School and a B.A. in Psychology from the College of Arts and Sciences. She then earned her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Stanford University.