Malia Mason is an associate professor in the Management Division at Columbia Business School. In one life of work, she studies negotiations and social judgment and decision making. In a second, she studies how people regulate their attention and the implications for work performance. She is the recipient of the American Psychological Society’s “Rising Star” Early Career Award (2011), the Rotman School of Management’s Dean’s Award for Emerging Leaders (2014), and Poet and Quants’s World’s Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors (2015). Her research has been covered in numerous outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, CNN, CBS, Forbes, Reddit, NPR, AAAS Science, and the Atlantic.