You Are Not So Smart

You Are Not So Smart is a show about psychology that celebrates science and self delusion. In each episode, we explore what we've learned so far about reasoning, biases, judgments, and decision-making.

http://www.youarenotsosmart.com/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 57m. Bisher sind 340 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 days 22 hours 54 minutes

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