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Freakonomics Radio
Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers. 
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 35,341 ratings
They make me sound really smart what I basically retell the entire episode to my parents.
Tate T 23 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/14/21
A gem for commute
This podcast is amazing! Especially listening to the research from social scientists is super interesting for an engineer. And the topics can be anything from bananas to car seats and crispr. Such a gem I discovered so late...
Elif Nada via Apple Podcasts · Switzerland · 06/13/21
loved it!!
I listened to the new podcast with Bapu Jena and loved it, would definitely subscribe, looking forward to it. Thanks for making my night entertaining!
*firenrain via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 06/11/21
Recent Episodes
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Published 06/10/21
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Published 06/03/21
The social psychologist Robert Cialdini is a pioneer in the science of persuasion. His 1984 book Influence is a classic, and he has just published an expanded and revised edition. In this episode of the Freakonomics Radio Book Club, he gives a master class in the seven psychological levers that...
Published 05/27/21
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