The Work Brain is a podcast that explores concepts in psychology and behavioural science to help you make smarter decisions at your work place. The hosts, Preeti Kotamarthi and Anupam Krishnamurthy, with their backgrounds in behavioural science and business administration, break down interesting concepts in behavioural science and explore how you can apply them to your everyday life. Join them as they put behavioural science to work!
What can we learn from aviation?
We know air travel seems like a pipe dream now, but back when it was normal, it had its quirks. The rituals of an airport, the strange nature of duty-free shopping, the tiny world of an aircraft. Join us as we catch a flight and in the process, unpack the tonnes of behavioural design aspects at work.
What can we learn from restaurants?
Join us on a culinary journey, as we break down the psychological factors at work in restaurants - from menus to ordering to pricing.
What can we learn from sports?
Why do we support underdogs? Why do Liverpool fans hate Man United fans? Why do goalkeepers jump to the right or the left? All that and a lot more! Sports has more psychology inbuilt than we can imagine. In this episode, join us from the ringside as we unpack behavioural science in sports.
What can we learn from supermarkets?
In this episode, we take a walk down supermarket aisles to understand the various behavioural forces at play that make us buy. Join us for a fun shopping experience!
[Bonus Episode] Interview with Kumar Varun
An unfiltered version of the interview with comedian Kumar Varun on what makes something funny and how comedians decide on what jokes to use.
What can we learn from humour?
Why do we laugh at some jokes and not at others? Why do we laugh when we hear others laugh? That and a lot more packed into this episode on what we can learn from humour.