Welcome

We sharpen legal professionals’ awareness and understanding of the diverse psychological phenomena and forces in order to increase clarity in their thinking and decision making.

– Sinan Krückeberg, former CSO of the Rational Think Tank

We are creating the platform of choice for law firms with a desire to be up to date regarding the impact of behavioral science on their resprective legal field and legal professionals with the ambition to improve their individual thinking and decision making. 

Philip J. Hattemer, Vice Chairman of the Rational Think Tank

In recent years, the growing influence of behavioral law and economics has been accompanied by the emergence of empirical and experimental legal studies. The discipline of behavioral law and economics discusses specific behavioral phenomena, their ramifications for legal policymaking, and their reflection in extant law. This new paradigm has not only transformed the nature and scope of the research conducted but continues to provide crucial insight for legal practitioners and the judiciary.

Julian Grabiger, Chairman of the Rational Think Tank

What we offer to students:

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Develop ideas and projects throughout the behavioral sciences for the legal profession: Unfold your potential as part of a great and diverse Team! Assist in research projects with international scientists, be a part of joint projects with consulting companies and organize and participate in symposiums and conferences! Offer valuable voluntary work and commitment, that can be certificated by one of our partner firms and the NPO itself!

What we offer to legal professionals:

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Become one of the early supporters of the project and help to unleash the potential of behavioral science in the legal profession. Invite smart and outside-the-box-thinking law students to organize a case study or short presentations at your law firm’s premises. Find assistance and support for your very own behavioral projects and ideas – and get early access to all work products and ideas through the online collaboration system.

What are we doing?

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We determine relevant biases. We review the current scientific findings and engage in research projects our selves. We produce easy accessible and comprehensible reports.