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Real-Life Zombification (w/ author Matt Simon), Most Annoying Sounds, and Leaders Who Are Too Smart Curiosity Daily

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Matt Simon, author of “Plight of the Living Dead,” discusses real-life zombification in nature. Plus, learn about the most annoying sounds ever, according to research, and why leaders who are too smart are actually less effective.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com — plus learn about real-life zombification from “Plight of the Living Dead” author Matt Simon — to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:
Leaders Who Are Too Smart Are Less Effective — https://curiosity.im/2D4hozP
These Are the Most (and Least) Annoying Sounds Ever, According to a Study — https://curiosity.im/2D7Judq

More from Matt Simon:
Pick up “Plight of the Living Dead” on Amazon — https://amzn.to/2OfMaXm
Matt’s official website — http://www.mattsimon.net/
Follow Matt on Twitter — https://twitter.com/mrmattsimon
Reach Matt’s articles in WIRED — https://www.wired.com/author/matt-simon/
Check out Matt’s other book, “The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar: Evolution's Most Unbelievable Solutions to Life's Biggest Problems” — https://amzn.to/2RuR2dt

Please tell us about yourself and help us improve the show by taking our listener survey! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/curiosity-listener-survey

If you love our show and you're interested in hearing full-length interviews, then please consider supporting us on Patreon. You'll get exclusive episodes and access to our archives as soon as you become a Patron!

Learn about these topics and more on Curiosity.com, and download our 5-star app for Android and iOS. Then, join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Plus: Amazon smart speaker users, enable our Alexa Flash Briefing to learn something new in just a few minutes every day!

Matt Simon, author of “Plight of the Living Dead,” discusses real-life zombification in nature. Plus, learn about the most annoying sounds ever, according to research, and why leaders who are too smart are actually less effective.

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com — plus learn about real-life zombification from “Plight of the Living Dead” author Matt Simon — to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:
Leaders Who Are Too Smart Are Less Effective — https://curiosity.im/2D4hozP
These Are the Most (and Least) Annoying Sounds Ever, According to a Study — https://curiosity.im/2D7Judq

More from Matt Simon:
Pick up “Plight of the Living Dead” on Amazon — https://amzn.to/2OfMaXm
Matt’s official website — http://www.mattsimon.net/
Follow Matt on Twitter — https://twitter.com/mrmattsimon
Reach Matt’s articles in WIRED — https://www.wired.com/author/matt-simon/
Check out Matt’s other book, “The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar: Evolution's Most Unbelievable Solutions to Life's Biggest Problems” — https://amzn.to/2RuR2dt

Please tell us about yourself and help us improve the show by taking our listener survey! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/curiosity-listener-survey

If you love our show and you're interested in hearing full-length interviews, then please consider supporting us on Patreon. You'll get exclusive episodes and access to our archives as soon as you become a Patron!

Learn about these topics and more on Curiosity.com, and download our 5-star app for Android and iOS. Then, join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Plus: Amazon smart speaker users, enable our Alexa Flash Briefing to learn something new in just a few minutes every day!

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