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In this show, I talk to experts, authors, and scientists about the ways we can rethink the habits, ideas, and assumptions we take with us through daily life.

My fourteen favorite episodes from the show so far.
#94: Anxiety and the Hard Work of Being Human (feat. Tracy Dennis-Tiwary)Anxiety. It is the only emotion my body believes is truly necessary for me to experience at three o’clock in the morning. To be sure I’d rather be…
#93: Debate is a Battle of Beliefs — But Does It Have The Power To Change Them? (feat. Bo Seo)My episode last week featured a conversation with author David McCraney about what it takes to change someone’s mind on a big, important topic like…
#92: People Don't Often Change Their Minds on Big Topics. Why? (feat. David McRaney)Insights from David's new book "How Minds Change" show how we can get people to shift on the beliefs that really matter.
#91: How Technology Shapes Our Tastes — in Music and More (feat. Nick Seaver)Earlier this week, my colleague Adam Mastroianni published an essay on what he called "cultural oligopoly." An increasingly smaller number of artists…
#90: Stephen Kosslyn on How We Conceptualize the WorldStephen Kosslyn is a foundational figure in the field of cognitive science. It is only fitting that he is the final guest in my Cognitive Revolution…
#89: Tom Griffiths on Formalizing the MindTom Griffiths is Professor Psychology and Computer Science at Princeton University, where he directs the Computational Cognitive Science Lab. Tom uses…
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