You Are Not So Smart | Science Podcast | Abakcus

You Are Not So Smart

Science, Psychology
As a result of the abundance of evidence for any hypothesis available on the internet, it’s easy to convince yourself that you’re correct on any given subject – even when you’re not. “You Are Not So Smart” is a psychological examination of the phenomenon of self-delusion. Episodes look into why we believe what we believe and what science can do to help teach us about the reality we are confronted with. Questions addressed include why we separate ourselves into “we and them,” why people ignore perfectly excellent data that supports beliefs they don’t believe, and how minds can be transformed through positive reinforcement.

Podcast Details

Started

2012

Release Period

2 weeks

Avg. Duration

45 min

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