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Jun 16 , 2017
8:00am - 6:00pm EDT

Casey Watts works for Heroku, doing Ember and is presenting at RubyNation 2017. His super-power is empathy and helping others become more empathetic. He never leaves home without bubbles. He has a background both in psychology and in software development, making him well prepared to discuss psychology with developers. He studied neurobiology at Yale University, and he co-published a few neurobiology papers.

A Neurobiologist's Guide to Mind Manipulation

A useful-psychology double-whammy: (A) Developers are great systems thinkers. Surprise: your brain is a system too! Reframe frustration into accomplishment, and become a more effective and bubbly person using a frontal cortex feedback loop. (B) Want your team to be the happiest, most productive team around? Recent psychology research reveals one key attribute of the most successful teams, and it’s within your influence.

  • Heroku presenter
  • Ruby