Charles Duhigg the author of The Power of Habit, about the science of habit formation in our lives, companies and societies, and Smarter Faster Better, about the science of productivity.
He currently writes at The New Yorker Magazine, and until a few years ago, he was a reporter at the New York Times. There, he wrote such series as “The iEconomy” which focused on Apple and won a Pulitzer prize for explanatory reporting in 2013. He also contributed to other series, including “Golden Opportunities,” “The Reckoning,” and “Toxic Waters.”
He is also a native of New Mexico. He studied history at Yale and received an MBA from Harvard Business School. He appeared on This American Life, N.P.R., The Newshour with Jim Lehrer, and Frontline. Before becoming a journalist, he worked in private equity and – for one terrifying day – was a bike messenger in San Francisco.