Understanding The Hacker's Mind & Your Ever Shrinking Attention Span
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Could you be smarter, thinner and better looking than you think you are? This episode begins with a look at how people tend to underestimate some of their own characteristics. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/dating-and-mating/201801/3-reasons-youre-more-attractive-you-think-you-are When you think of hackers, you probably think of computer hackers doing bad things. However, there is a broader view of hacking that is really quite interesting. …. Bruce Schneier is a renowned security technologist, who has written more than a dozen books. He teaches at the Harvard Kennedy School and is latest book is called A Hacker's Mind: How the Powerful Bend Society's Rules, and How to Bend them Back (https://amzn.to/3HhdVgQ). Bruce joins me to explain how hacking goes on in all aspects of life from taxes to basketball and how it’s not always a bad thing. In fact hacking can be revolutionary.  Attention spans are shrinking – and that’s not a good thing. When you can’t stay focused for very long it leads to errors in judgement and other costly mistakes and problems. Here to explain what those problems are and how to stay focused and keep from being distracted is psychologist Gloria Mark. She is a professor at UC Irvine and author of the book Attention Span: A Groundbreaking Way to Restore Balance, Happiness and Productivity (https://amzn.to/3XmFCL4). The color of the plate or bowl you eat from can alter people’s perception of how the food tastes. Listen as I explain this interesting finding. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/51841254 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS! Zocdoc is the only FREE app that lets you find AND book doctors who are patient-reviewed, take your insurance, are available when you need them and treat almost every condition under the sun! Go to https://Zocdoc.com/SYSK and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Many are available within 24 hours! TurboTax experts can relieve you from the stress of taxes and file for you so you can do… not taxes! Come to TurboTax and don’t do your taxes. Visit https://TurboTax.com to learn more. Intuit TurboTax.  Did you know you could reduce the number of unwanted calls & emails with Online Privacy Protection from Discover? - And it's FREE! Just activate it in the Discover App. See terms & learn more at https://Discover.com/Online Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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