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Global Optimum

Sep 18, 2018

This episode features:

-How to get outside of your head

-Why optimal performance sometimes requires “not trying”

-What are the psychological traps that can make us dull and uncreative

-A framework for overcoming bias

-Examples of how to correct for the planning fallacy and confirmation bias

-The phenomenology of...

Sep 4, 2018

This episode features:

-Why people can’t justify their moral decisions

-How is it that some blind people can use visual information

-What is the basic structure of the brain

-Why it is we can both want something and not want it

-Why people can be unaware of their decision-making process

-Basic principles of public...