You Are Not So Smart

A conversation about how minds change with Misha Glouberman (Mo, 21 Mai 2018)
On April 22, Misha Glouberman of How to Talk to People About Things sat down with David McRaney […]
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VIDEO: How to Talk to People About Things with Misha Glouberman (Mo, 21 Mai 2018)

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YANSS 128 – The neuroscience of joy, comfort, happiness, and bliss (Mo, 21 Mai 2018)
What makes you happy? As in, what generates happiness inside the squishy bits that reside inside your skull? […]
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YANSS 127 – How we became self obsessed (Mo, 21 Mai 2018)
In this episode of the You Are Not So Smart Podcast we sit down with my friend and […]
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YANSS 126 – Separate Spheres and Normalization (Mo, 21 Mai 2018)
Common sense used to dictate that men and women should only come together for breakfast and dinner. According […]
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YANSS 125 – How we rationalize unwanted changes to the status quo that we once resisted (Mi, 11 Apr 2018)
  When faced with an inescapable and unwanted situation, we often rationalize our predicament so as to make […]
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YANSS 124 – How our brains hide the evidence of belief change (Mo, 26 Mär 2018)
When was the last time you changed your mind? Are you sure? In this episode we explore new […]
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YANSS 123 – Active Information Avoidance (Mo, 26 Mär 2018)
Little did the champions of the Enlightenment know that once we had access to all the facts…well, reason […]
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YANSS 122 – How our unchecked tribal psychology pollutes politics, science, and just about everything else (Di, 27 Feb 2018)
We aren’t treating tribalism as a basic human drive, but that’s what it is. Fast food lowered the […]
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YANSS 121 – Progress (rebroadcast) (Mo, 26 Feb 2018)
This episode of the You Are Not So Smart podcast is about progress, how we invented it as […]
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Interview with KCUR: Changing Your Mind (Sa, 03 Feb 2018)
I recently sat down with the fine people at KCUR's Central Standard to discuss my upcoming book (later this year) about how people do (and do not) change their minds.
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(Di, 30 Jan 2018)
You Are Not So Smart is a one-person operation. With no staff, the support of patrons allows me, […]
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YANSS 120 – The Backfire Effect – Part Four (Di, 30 Jan 2018)
Last year on this show, we did three episodes about the backfire effect, and by far, those episodes […]
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YANSS 119 – The Unpersuadables (rebroadcast) (Mo, 29 Jan 2018)
Our guest for this episode, Will Storr, wrote a book called The Unpersuadables: Adventures with the Enemies of […]
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YANSS 118 – Connections (rebroadcast) (Mo, 29 Jan 2018)
For much of his career, science historian James Burke has been creating documentaries and writing books aimed at […]
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YANSS 117 – Idiot Brain (rebroadcast) (Mo, 29 Jan 2018)
In this episode we interview Dean Burnett, author of Idiot Brain: What Your Brain is Really Up To. […]
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YANSS 116 – Reality (rebroadcast) (Mo, 29 Jan 2018)
Back in the early 1900s, the German biologist Jakob Johann Baron von Uexküll couldn’t shake the implication that […]
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YANSS 115 – How we transferred our biases into our machines and what we can do about it (Mo, 20 Nov 2017)
Now that algorithms are everywhere, helping us to both run and make sense of the world, a strange […]
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YANSS 113 – The power of fiction to change people’s minds (Di, 24 Okt 2017)
One of the most effective ways to change people’s minds is to put your argument into a narrative […]
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YANSS 111 – Some groups are smarter than others, and psychologists want to understand why (So, 01 Okt 2017)
When it comes to group activities — projects that require teams of people to work on a series […]
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