Stephen Dubner (co-author of the Freakonomics book series) and research psychologist Angela Duckworth (author of Grit) really like to ask people questions, and came to believe there’s no such thing as a stupid one. So they made a podcast where they can ask each other as many “stupid questions” as they want. New episodes each week. No Stupid Questions is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
Is Laziness Real?
Also: why do we dislike being alone in public?
How Can You Stop Feeling So Irritable?
Also: what’s wrong with being impatient?
How Much Better Do You Really Want to Be?
Also: why do we pad our speech with so much filler language?
Is Empathy in Fact Immoral?
Also: is it better to “go with the wind” or to “be the wind”?
What Do We Really Learn From Failure?
Also: what is teasing supposed to accomplish?
How Does When You Are Born Affect Who You Are?
Also: how did Angela do with her no-sugar challenge?