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Can we learn to make smarter choices? Listen in as host Katy Milkman--behavioral scientist, Wharton professor, and author of How to Change--shares stories of high-stakes decisions and what research reveals they can teach us. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics to help you improve your judgment and change for good.

Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch.

Podcasts are for informational purposes only. This channel is not monitored by Charles Schwab. Please visit schwab.com/contactus for contact options. (0321-1S88)

Choiceology with Katy Milkman Charles Schwab

    • Science
    • 4.6 • 55 Ratings

Can we learn to make smarter choices? Listen in as host Katy Milkman--behavioral scientist, Wharton professor, and author of How to Change--shares stories of high-stakes decisions and what research reveals they can teach us. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics to help you improve your judgment and change for good.

Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch.

Podcasts are for informational purposes only. This channel is not monitored by Charles Schwab. Please visit schwab.com/contactus for contact options. (0321-1S88)

    A Sticky Situation: With Guests Richard Thaler, Wendy Wood & Susan Budowski

    A Sticky Situation: With Guests Richard Thaler, Wendy Wood & Susan Budowski

    Friction gets in the way of behavior—and it can become "sludge" when it's used to prevent you from reaching a goal

    • 37 min
    Jumping to Conclusions: With Guests David Silbey & Ned Augenblick

    Jumping to Conclusions: With Guests David Silbey & Ned Augenblick

    Why do people tend to over-respond to weak signals and under-respond to strong ones?

    • 37 min
    No Mean Feat: With Guests Albert Chen & Elizabeth Tipton

    No Mean Feat: With Guests Albert Chen & Elizabeth Tipton

    Performances often rise and fall, but how and why do they usually regress to a mean?

    • 33 min
    A Cup of Knowledge: With Guests A.J. Jacobs & Steven Sloman

    A Cup of Knowledge: With Guests A.J. Jacobs & Steven Sloman

    Why do people think they understand things better than they actually do?

    • 30 min
    The Golden Misfits: With Guests Gary Lawless & Erika Kirgios

    The Golden Misfits: With Guests Gary Lawless & Erika Kirgios

    Grouping choices together so that you make a bunch of selections all at once can seem daunting, but it can help you reach your goals faster.

    • 33 min
    An Accidental Experiment: With Guests Steven Levitt, Solomon Ezra & Stephen Spector

    An Accidental Experiment: With Guests Steven Levitt, Solomon Ezra & Stephen Spector

    How can events outside of our control create opportunities for accidental insights?

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

Odds75 ,

Great way to start the day!

I really look forward to an episode of this every morning as a super-positive way to start the day! I take notes and review them weekly, and feel like it is really helping me to improve. Thanks for the great content!

C. Amar ,

You learn, if you can overcome the boredom

I like how this podcast informs you, but the narration is so monotonous. Host keeps saying that guests are interesting in a very unconvincing way.

Well Matured ,

Always Interesting

I find this show consistently informative in illustrating some aspect of human behaviour

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