Professor Brenda Zimmerman of the Schulich School of Business examines how complexity science has changed behaviours, decision making, and design in healthcare practice and public policy in the U.K., U.S.A., and Canada.
Paul Thagard, professor of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo, addresses how neurocomputational models of explanatory and emotional coherence can explain belief change and resistance. He discusses how feedback loops can influence minds and societies at multiple levels.
Stuart Kauffman, one of the founders of the field of complex systems, explains the principles that he proposes underlie innovation and economic growth. He illustrates these principles with real-world examples from his experience in industry and academe.