Gary Belskyis editor in chief ofESPN The Magazine, where he has worked since 1998. The author of several books, he lectures frequently on the psychology of decision-making to business and consumer groups around the world. From 1994 through 1998, Belsky was a regular commentator on CNN'sYour Moneyand a frequent contributor toGood Morning America,CBS This Morning,CrossfireandOprah; he continues to appear on local and national radio and TV, commenting on sports, economics, business and personal finance. A St. Louis native, Belsky graduated from the University of Missouri in that city in 1983 with a BA in speech communication and political science. Before joiningESPNhe was a writer atMoneymagazine and a reporter forCrain's New York Business and theSt. Louis Business Journal. In 1990, Belsky won the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism, administered by The Anderson School at UCLA. Belsky, who lives in Manhattan, serves on the board of directors of Urban Pathways, one of New York City's largest providers of services to the homeless and mentally ill; as well as the New York Neo-Futurists, an East Village theater company.
Thomas Gilovichis a professor of psychology at Cornell University and author of How We Know What Isn't So. He lives in Ithaca, New York.