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Global Optimum

Nov 26, 2019

This episode features:

-Why does high status reduce creativity?

-How to remain creative as you gain status

-When should you distrust your own moral reasoning?

-How do we come to learn what counts as high status in our culture?

-What are the psychological underpinnings of “inspiration”?

-How to feel less motivated to...

Nov 12, 2019

This episode features:

-How do people behave differently when they are high vs low status?

-How did human social status evolve?

-Should you try to dampen your desire for status?

-Are EAs too credential-focused?

-Is publishing in academic journals overrated?

-Can you get more done by working alone than by starting...