You Are Not So Smart

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You Are Not So Smart is a show about psychology that celebrates science and self delusion. In each episode, we explore what we've learned so far about reasoning, biases, judgments, and decision-making.

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Title: 176 - Socks and Crocs - Part Two

176 - Socks and Crocs - Part Two

March 25th, 2020

Priors are what neuroscientists and philosophers call the years of experience and regularity leading up to the present. All the ways a ball has bounced,… Go to Episode

175 - Socks And Crocs - Part One

March 8th, 2020

Back in 2015, before Brexit, before Clinton vs. Trump, before weaponized Macedonian internet trolls, one NPR affiliate called the mass epistemic crisis… Go to Episode

174 - Bad Advice (rebroadcast)

February 23rd, 2020

In this episode, we sit down with vaccine expert Dr. Paul Offit to discuss his new book, Bad Advice or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren't… Go to Episode

173 - Rule Makers, Rule Breakers (rebroadcast)

February 9th, 2020

In this episode, we sit down with psychologist Michele Gelfand and discuss her new book: Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire… Go to Episode