You Are Not So Smart

You Are Not So Smart is a show about psychology t…

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 12 days 8 hours 20 minutes


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episode 185: 185 - Masks

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episode 184: 184 - The Blind Spots Between Us

Our guest in this episode is Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, a disaster-avoidance expert who has spent more than 20 years training businesses how to de-bias themselves.  He is the author for Never Trust Your Gut and he is here to talk about his new book The Blind Spots Between Us.


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episode 183: 183 - Black Lives Matter

In this episode, members of the Association of Black Psychologists gather in a roundtable discussion to explore Black Lives Matter and the social movement taking place right now in The United States.


 2020-06-29  1h12m

episode 182: 182 - The A/B Effect (rebroadcast)

So, you might think that, in general, as an idea, as a practice, the A/B test would be beloved, supported, and encouraged as a way to test out policies and practices and drugs and treatments, but new research shows that a significant portion of the public does not feel this way, enough to cause doctors and lawmakers and educators to avoid A/B testing altogether. -- Show Notes at: -- -- Become a patron at: www.patreon...


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episode 181: 181 - Pluralistic Ignorance (rebroadcast)

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episode 180: 180 - Meltdown

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179 - The Memory Illusion

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 2020-05-04  1h19m

178 - Behind the Curve (rebroadcast)

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177 - COVID - 19

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