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This is the podcast for the relentlessly curious.



Host Becki Saltzman is the founder and Chief Curiosity Seeker at Applied Curiosity Lab, and author of Arousing the Buy Curious and Living Curiously. The lens is…and always will be… curiosity.



Each week, fun informal conversations center around one delectable Curiosity Bite…designed to give your brain the time and ideas to think about thinking, to flex your curiosity muscle… and maybe even… revolutionize the way you think.

Applied Curiosity Lab Radio Becki Saltzman | Applied Curiosity Expert | Assumption Buster | Author

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This is the podcast for the relentlessly curious.



Host Becki Saltzman is the founder and Chief Curiosity Seeker at Applied Curiosity Lab, and author of Arousing the Buy Curious and Living Curiously. The lens is…and always will be… curiosity.



Each week, fun informal conversations center around one delectable Curiosity Bite…designed to give your brain the time and ideas to think about thinking, to flex your curiosity muscle… and maybe even… revolutionize the way you think.

    ACLR: What’s Good Thinking?

    ACLR: What’s Good Thinking?

    Welcome back to Applied Curiosity Lab Radio. In this SEASON 2 FINALE episode of ACLR we chomp on the Curiosity Bite exploring good thinking. What is good thinking?

    Are you a good thinker? How do you know? Do you know good thinking when you see it?

    Should good thinking feel good?

     

    Discuss, debate, and dissect with us!

    The lens is – and always will be – curiosity. Each week, fun informal conversations center around one delectable Curiosity Bite designed to give your brain the time and ideas to think about thinking, to flex your curiosity muscle… and maybe even… revolutionize the way you think.

    This week's Curiosity Bite:

     

    What's good thinking?

     

    In this episode...Curious Questions asked and answered

    What does it mean to have a good think? Where's the best place to have a good think?



    Want to help create the Good Thinking Manifesto?



    Can you tell the difference between critical thinking, creative thinking, and strategic thinking?



    Do you know how to find your MVQ?



    Does the ability to multitask really exist?



     

    References

    Good Thinking LIVE (LinkedIn)



    Good Thinking LIVE (YouTube)

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    Special thanks to Santos. Thanks for sharing Curiosity Bites research and ideas. Thanks for joining us this week. Until next time!

    • 34 min
    ACLR: How Do You Judge A Person?

    ACLR: How Do You Judge A Person?

    Welcome back to Applied Curiosity Lab Radio. In this episode of ACLR we chomp on the Curiosity Bite that explores how you judge a person. Is this different from how you judge people?

    If you had to judge someone by their face, but were unable to determine their sex, gender, race, or nationality what would you use to judge the person? What's the first thing that comes to mind?

    It's great to trust people you like, but is it necessary to like people you trust?

     

    Discuss, debate, and dissect with us!

    The lens is – and always will be – curiosity. Each week, fun informal conversations center around one delectable Curiosity Bite designed to give your brain the time and ideas to think about thinking, to flex your curiosity muscle… and maybe even… revolutionize the way you think.

    This week's Curiosity Bite:

     

    How do you judge a person?

     

    In this episode...Curious Questions asked and answered

    Once you make an initial judgment, how are you able to change your mind?



    What's the difference between judgmental vs judgment mindset?



    How do you improve your judgment by using CPR questions?



    How do you judge likability separate from competence and trustworthiness? Do you use judgment CPR?

    References

    Improving Your Judgment for Better Decision-Making



    Decision-Making in High-Stress Situations



    Good Thinking on LinkedIn Live

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    Special thanks to Yaniv. Thanks for sharing Curiosity Bites research and ideas. Thanks for joining us this week. Until next time!

    • 36 min
    ACLR: How Do You Know How You Should Feel?

    ACLR: How Do You Know How You Should Feel?

    Welcome back to Applied Curiosity Lab Radio. In this episode of ACLR we chomp on the Curiosity Bite that explores how we know how we should feel?

    What's determining how you're feeling right now? Are you sure?

    Do you confuse emotions and feelings?

    How does how you feel relate to how you should feel?

     

    Discuss, debate, and dissect with us!

    The lens is – and always will be – curiosity. Each week, fun informal conversations center around one delectable Curiosity Bite designed to give your brain the time and ideas to think about thinking, to flex your curiosity muscle… and maybe even… revolutionize the way you think.

    This week's Curiosity Bite:

     

    How do you know how you should feel?

     

    In this episode...Curious Questions asked and answered

    How do you know how you should feel about how happy you are?



    How do you know how you should feel about how you look?



    How do you know how you should feel about how you value love?



    Should children be taught to treat machines with compassion?



    Do you care about others perceive your emotions or about how you feel?

    References

    Robots with emotions?



     

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    Special thanks to Karen. Thanks for sharing Curiosity Bites research and ideas. Thanks for joining us this week. Until next time!

    • 33 min
    ACLR: What Current Trend Do You Wish Would Continue?

    ACLR: What Current Trend Do You Wish Would Continue?

    Welcome back to Applied Curiosity Lab Radio. In this episode of ACLR we chomp on the Curiosity Bite exploring trends.

    What beliefs are actually long trends? Is faith and value in the US dollar a trend that could end soon?

    What outdated trend have you stuck with for long enough to become a trend setter?

    Who's more likely to get punched in the face?

     



     

    Discuss, debate, and dissect with us!

    The lens is – and always will be – curiosity. Each week, fun informal conversations center around one delectable Curiosity Bite designed to give your brain the time and ideas to think about thinking, to flex your curiosity muscle… and maybe even… revolutionize the way you think.

    This week's Curiosity Bite:

     

    What current trend do you wish would go on for a long time?

     

    In this episode...Curious Questions asked and answered

    Is hugging people without permission stranger than asking for permission?



    What's a Y2K outfit?



    Would you get a constellation piercing?



     

    References

    CryptoKitties



    Ylang Ylang



    Kerala Breakfast



    Y2K outfit

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    Special thanks to Roxie. Thanks for sharing Curiosity Bites research and ideas. Thanks for joining us this week. Until next time!

    • 22 min
    ACLR: How Often Do You Consider the Preposterous to Solve the Impossible?

    ACLR: How Often Do You Consider the Preposterous to Solve the Impossible?

    Welcome back to Applied Curiosity Lab Radio. In this episode of ACLR we chomp on the Curiosity Bite that explores the role of preposterous ideas in problem-solving.

    Would you allow your electronic devices to exchange data with your brain...without your active permission?

    Would you allow your electronic devices to make decisions for you?

     

    Cast your vote for the best one-hit wonder!

    A. I'm too sexy (Right Said Fred)



    B. Who Let the Dogs Out (Baha Men)



    C. Tainted Love (Soft Cell)



    D. Don't You Forget About Me (Simple Minds)



    E. Valley Girl (Frank Zappa)



    F. Monster Mash (Bobby Pickett)



    G. Kung Fu Fighting (Carl Douglas)



    H. Play that Funky Music (Wild Cherry)



    I. Ring My Bell (Anita Ward)



    J. Baby Got Back (Sir Mix-A-Lot).



     

    Discuss, debate, and dissect with us!

    The lens is – and always will be – curiosity. Each week, fun informal conversations center around one delectable Curiosity Bite designed to give your brain the time and ideas to think about thinking, to flex your curiosity muscle… and maybe even… revolutionize the way you think.

    This week's Curiosity Bite:

     

    How often do you consider the preposterous to solve the impossible?

     

    In this episode...Curious Questions asked and answered

    How often do you consider the very last time you'll do something? Read a book? Listen to the radio? Talk to your best friend?



    Why do people think that nursing homes aren't where we can experience new and exciting things?



    What's a pre-factual thought experiment?

    References

    Loon Shots



    Plus Pool



    Collatz Conjecture



    Kissing Number

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    Special thanks to Nauman. Thanks for sharing Curiosity Bites research and ideas. Thanks for joining us this week. Until next time!

    • 34 min
    ACLR: What’s Something You Pretend to Care About?

    ACLR: What’s Something You Pretend to Care About?

    Welcome back to Applied Curiosity Lab Radio. In this episode of ACLR we chomp on the Curiosity Bite that explores things that we pretend to care about more than we do?

    Do your actions show that you care less about Climate Change than you claim to care? What do you do to show you care about the things you claim to care about?

    How do you measure how much someone cares about what they claim to care about? How do you measure how much you care?

     

    Discuss, debate, and dissect with us!

    The lens is – and always will be – curiosity. Each week, fun informal conversations center around one delectable Curiosity Bite designed to give your brain the time and ideas to think about thinking, to flex your curiosity muscle… and maybe even… revolutionize the way you think.

    This week's Curiosity Bite:

     

    What's something you pretend to care about?

     

    In this episode...Curious Questions asked and answered

    Do you care about other people's dreams?



    Do you care about people you don't know as much as you pretend to care? More? Less?



    What state pretends to care about dental hygiene more than they do?



    What state pretends to care about human trafficking more than they do?



    What measure do you use to determine how much someone cares? How much you care?

    References

    Apathy syndrome



    Good Thinking on LinkedIn Live

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    Special thanks to Sam. Thanks for sharing Curiosity Bites research and ideas. Thanks for joining us this week. Until next time!

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Curiosity. The best brick for smashing down walls that divide us

Curiosity Bites – thought-provoking questions designed to revolutionize the way you think – are the focus here! You'll learn stuff. You'll listen in on discussions (interesting & hilarious) centering around one delectable Curiosity Bite. You'll hear curiosity-driven interviews with industry titans who from various sub-cultures who make their life outside the boundaries of ordinary. Share your Curiosity Bite answers on AppliedCuriosityLab.com/blog...for the win!

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