Episodes
Also: how do you know if you have a “bad personality”?  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/20/20
Also: what’s so great about friendship? See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/13/20
Also: is it better to be a thinker, a doer, or a charmer? See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/06/20
Also: how does a cook become a chef? With Gabrielle Hamilton.  See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
Published 08/30/20
Also: why do we procrastinate?
Published 08/23/20
Also: what is the best question you’ve ever been asked in a job interview?
Published 08/16/20
Also: how can we stop confusing correlation with causation?
Published 08/09/20
Also: how effective is the placebo effect?
Published 08/03/20
Also: why do we habituate to life’s greatest pleasures?
Published 07/27/20
Also: are the most memorable stories less likely to be true? 
Published 07/20/20
Also: how do you avoid screwing up your kids?
Published 07/13/20
Also: how does a comedian cope with tragedy? With Eugene Mirman.
Published 07/06/20
Also: is it better to send a congratulatory note to someone who deserves it or a condolence note to someone who needs it?
Published 06/29/20
Also: should we all have personal mission statements?
Published 06/22/20
Also: is there such a thing as too much science? With special guest Luis von Ahn.
Published 06/15/20
Also: is life precious because it’s finite?
Published 06/08/20
Also: how does age affect happiness?
Published 06/01/20
Also: why do we treat pets better than people?
Published 05/25/20
Also: why can't humans handle uncertainty already?
Published 05/18/20
Stephen Dubner, the host of Freakonomics Radio, and Angela Duckworth, the psychologist and author of Grit, explore the weird and wonderful ways in which humans behave. In each episode, they take turns asking questions, with conversations ranging from friendship and parenting to immortality and whether dogs are better than people. No Stupid Questions permieres May 18th.
Published 04/24/20
Published 04/24/20