You Are Not So Smart


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: 166 - Prevalence Induced Concept Change (rebroadcast)

166 - Prevalence Induced Concept Change (rebroadcast)

November 3rd, 2019

In this episode we explore prevalence induced concept change. In a nutshell, when we set out to change the world by reducing examples of something we… Go to Episode

165 - The Friendship Cure (rebroadcast)

October 20th, 2019

On this episode, we welcome journalist Kate Leaver to talk about her new book The Friendship Cure in which she explores the crippling, damaging, life-threatening… Go to Episode

164 - Meetings

October 6th, 2019

You probably hate meetings -- most people do -- and much of their awfulness feels inevitable and unnecessary, but psychologist and organizational scientist… Go to Episode

163 - The Happiness Lab

September 23rd, 2019

In this episode we welcome Yale psychologist Laurie Santos who discusses her new podcast, The Happiness Lab which explores how wrong and misguided we… Go to Episode