You Are Not So Smart

In this episode, we discuss eyebeams and superseded scientific theories with Kevin Lyon, and at the end, we discuss vitamins while eating a fudgy oatmeal cookie.   

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Category:psychology -- posted at: 12:26pm EDT

In this episode we speak with Elizabeth Dunn about better spending money to increase happiness. Later, we eat an apple toffee cookie and explore novelty in old churches.

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Category:psychology -- posted at: 2:24am EDT

In this episode, we discuss selling out, countercultures, and authenticity with Andrew Potter, the author of "The Authenticity Hoax." Afterward, I eat a Chewie Chewbacca Chocolate Chip vegan cookie and read a study about the sugar high and hyperactivity.

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Category:psychology -- posted at: 6:19pm EDT

In this episode we discuss the self and interview Bruce Hood, author of "The Self Illusion." Also, at the end, we eat a chewy chocolate chip cookie and discuss therapeutic touch. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:19am EDT

In this episode, we discuss confabulation with neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran, and at the end of the episode we taste a cranberry chocolate chip cookie while contemplating positive affirmations.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:50pm EDT

Illusion of Knowledge | Christopher Chabris

In this episode we discuss the illusion of knowledge with Christopher Chabris, co-author of "The Invisible Gorilla." After that, we eat a triple-ginger molasses cookie while discussing non-believed false memories.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:20pm EDT

You Are Not So Smart | Attention | Daniel Simons

In this episode we discuss attention and interview co-author of "The Invisible Gorilla" Daniel Simons. Also, at the end, we eat an Oreo fudge cookie brownie and discuss the foreign language effect. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:34pm EDT