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.
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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?
A Cup of Knowledge: With Guests A.J. Jacobs & Steven Sloman
Why do people think they understand things better than they actually do?
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.
An Accidental Experiment: With Guests Steven Levitt, Solomon Ezra & Stephen Spector
How can events outside of our control create opportunities for accidental insights?
The Superforecasters: With Guests Leon Panetta, Peter Bergen & Barbara Mellers
Are there proven ways to improve our predictions?
Survey Says: With Guests W. Joseph Campbell & Emily Oster
One of the most common mistakes we make with data involves choosing the wrong population to study.
Choiceology- another winning episode!
Thanks to Katy, Team and Guests for the excellent episode on Cup of Knowledge. A helpful exploration of the power of mechanistic thinking and humility.
Entertaining and educational
This podcast is consistently a good listen. I often find myself wondering how they’re going to connect the story with the concept, which is definitely a good hook. The episodes are a good length… Just enough in depth without being overly long, and there’s a lot of ideas that can be applied in the real world.
You got bravery defined wrong
Leon Panetta and the National Command Authority would have been completely gutless to do anything but take the Bin Laden compound. They took the highest potential shot and personally risked nothing to do it.