Saturday, June 5, 2010

Radio Pick: Irrationality

TORONTO, ONTARIO - The CBC continues its streak in my weekly radio pick. Most of us realize that human beings are irrational, but few of us have thought about how this might actually be beneficial from an evolutionary perspective. Author Dan Ariely of Duke University talked about our "stupid brains" in this 18-minute interview, with insights for laypeople and scientists alike.

Listen to MP3 of Quirks and Quarks "The Upside of Irrationality"

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