The Manning School of Business Behavioral Research Hub (BeHub) is an interdisciplinary research entity devoted to the understanding of human behavior through science. The behavioral research spans the fields of management, leadership, organizational strategy, behavioral economics, entrepreneurship, marketing, accounting, finance, operations, and information systems.
Interested in participating in an Manning Behavioral Research Hub study? Read our answers to frequently asked questions below.
For faculty who wish to conduct research through the Manning Behavioral Research Hub and Participant Pool, contact BeHub@uml.edu with the particulars of your study. All research must be approved by the Institutional Review Board (See the guidelines on the Office of Research Integrity website). Your study will then be reviewed by the BeHub administrators and activated upon approval.
On April 6, 2023, Professor Marat Bakpayev, University of Minnesota, gave an insightful talk titled "Robots: Friends or Overlords?" Bakpayev presented conclusions from his research and practice about the past, present and future of the relationships between humans and robots. He discussed how people are fascinated with artificial life, but also feel intimidated by the potential loss of control. Future jobs will incorporate artificially intelligent elements and the trick is to learn to live and work in this new environment.