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Global Optimum

Nov 27, 2018

This episode features:

-Can political symbols change political beliefs?

-What makes pseudoscience appealing

-How to evaluate futurism

-How do chronically accessible concepts change our perception

-How to think about the complexity of theories

-Priming: fact or fiction?

-Can barely-noticeable changes in the environment...

Nov 13, 2018

This episode features:

-Are smart phones causing young people to be more lonely and depressed

-How can the supplement industry stay afloat if so many supplements are useless

-Discussion of how a paper on psychic powers got published in a top psychology journal

-Why people are often less incompetent than you think