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.

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014 - Narratives - Melanie C. Green


In this episode we discuss the power of narratives to affect our beliefs and behaviors with Melanie C. Green, a psychologist who studies the persuasive power of fiction.  According Nielsen, the TV ratings company, the average person in the United...


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 2013-12-24  1h2m
 
 

014 - Narratives - Melanie C. Green


In this episode we discuss the power of narrative…


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 2013-12-24  1h2m
 
 

013 - Technology - Clive Thompson


The very fact that you are reading this sentence,…


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 2013-12-04  1h11m
 
 

013 - Technology - Clive Thompson


The very fact that you are reading this sentence, contemplating whether you want to listen to this podcast, means that you are living out a fantasy from a previous generation's cyberpunk novel. However you made it here, however you got these words...


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 2013-12-04  1h11m
 
 

012 - Jealousy


Why do human beings experience jealousy, what is …


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 2013-11-21  1h1m
 
 

Jealousy | David Buss


Why do human beings experience jealousy, what is its function, and what are the warning signs that signal this powerful emotion may lead to violence? Once reserved for the contemplation of poets and playwrights, jealousy is now the subject of intense...


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 2013-11-21  1h1m
 
 

011 - Culture


Is your state of mind from one situation to the n…


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 2013-11-06  31m
 
 

Culture | Hazel Rose Markus


Is your state of mind from one situation to the next drastically altered by the state in which you live? According to cultural psychologists, yes it is. Studies show that your thoughts, perceptions, emotions, and behaviors in response to a particular...


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 2013-11-06  31m
 
 

Perversion | Jesse Bering


If a world archery champion fell madly in love with the Eiffel Tower, who she considered to be a female, married the monument, and then went on to consummate her union with it, would you consider her a crazy person? How about perverted? Insane? What...


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 2013-10-16  55m