7 episodes

Join Steve Pearlman, Ph.D. and Dave Carillo M.A. as they offer concise, useful, research-based, humorous, movie-driven, and very, very, very, very, very awesome tips on how to think critically, solve problems, exercise leadership, and make better decisions.

Smarterer! Steve Pearlman

    • Management
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Join Steve Pearlman, Ph.D. and Dave Carillo M.A. as they offer concise, useful, research-based, humorous, movie-driven, and very, very, very, very, very awesome tips on how to think critically, solve problems, exercise leadership, and make better decisions.

    "Let's just do it and be done, yeah?"

    "Let's just do it and be done, yeah?"

    The human bias for action. Dave coins the phrase, the "dance of rationality." And why it's bad to be in a kill box.

    • 15 min
    "Have you ever seen a commie drink a glass of water?"

    "Have you ever seen a commie drink a glass of water?"

    Conspiracy theories and how to outthink them because everyone is NOT out to get you. Or are they?

    • 17 min
    "Good Things Can Happen in This World"

    "Good Things Can Happen in This World"

    Disorienting dilemmas and the mat that predicts the future. 

    • 18 min
    "I still like the flash flood idea."

    "I still like the flash flood idea."

    Ideating. And how to clear Wyoming.

    • 12 min
    "Holy Shith-tuh"

    "Holy Shith-tuh"

    Don't let your amygdala hijack your brain.

    • 15 min
    "It's kinda like a mass"

    "It's kinda like a mass"

    Space pudding.  Also, the "neurobiological" basis for critical thinking.  

    • 20 min

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4 Ratings

Charles Taft Vogel Kenney ,

Entertaining and Educational

The hosts are very engaging and funny. Somehow they make the lowest of low culture relevant to serious questions of cognition. Even if you think for a living, you will learn something new about the science of critical thinking.

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