Behavioral Insights from Text Conference

January 12, 2018

This one-day event will bring together scholars from across the social sciences
who are using natural language processing and related tools to better understand human behavior.

The inaugural Behavioral Insights from Text Conference will be held at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia on Friday, January 12th, 2018. It is an interdisciplinary event for researchers across disciplines who are interested in using textual analysis and natural language processing to extract behavioral insight from textual data. The conference will feature a full day of presentations.

The conference is hosted by the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center.

Keynote Speakers

Lillian Lee
Professor of Computer Science and of Information Science,  Cornell University; Co-Editor-in-Chief, Transactions of the ACL

James W. Pennebaker
Regents Centennial Chair of Psychology and the Executive Director of Project 2021, University of Texas at Austin

Wharton Organizers


Jonah Berger
Associate Professor of Marketing

(215) 898-8249


Robert Meyer
Frederick H. Ecker/MetLife Insurance Professor; Professor of Marketing; Co-Director, Risk Management, Decision Processes Center

(215) 898-1826


The Wharton School
Jon M. Huntsman Hall
3730 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104