Susan has a Ph. D. in Psychology and over 30 years of experience as a behavioral scientist. She speaks, consults, teaches, and writes about applying behavioral science to design, technology, and business. Susan started college at Virginia Tech and finished her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Northeastern. She then earned a Masters and Ph.D. at Pennsylvania State University.
Susan is the CEO and Chief Behavioral Scientist at The Team W, Inc., and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin. She lives in Wisconsin in the USA. When not teaching, speaking, writing, or blogging, Susan reads books, watches movies, and sings in a jazz band. She applies neuroscience to predict, understand, and explain what motivates people and how to get people to take action.
Dr. Weinschenk is the author of several books, including How To Get People To Do Stuff, 100 Things Every Presenter Needs To Know About People, 100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People, and Neuro Web Design: What makes them click? She is the founder of the Weinschenk Institute. She teaches, speaks, mentors, and consults with Fortune 1000 companies, start-ups, non-profit agencies, and educational institutions.