Confidence, Metacognition, and Problem Solving

Confidence, Metacognition, and Problem Solving

smarterer podcast Confidence, Metacognition, and Problem Solving PUBLISHED: Dec 11, 2020 CATEGORIES: Smarterer In This Episode. Confidence when solving problems might sound like a good thing, but Dave and Steve explore the perils of confidence, especially when people...
Why Action Bias Leads to Poor Decisions

Why Action Bias Leads to Poor Decisions

smarterer podcast Why Action Bias Leads to Poor Decisions PUBLISHED: Jan 21, 2020 CATEGORIES: Smarterer In This Episode. Objectively speaking, the decision to take an action or not take an action should be unbiased relative to the evidence at hand, but that’s just not...
It IS a Conspiracy

It IS a Conspiracy

smarterer podcast It IS a Conspiracy PUBLISHED: Jan 8, 2020 CATEGORIES: Smarterer In This Episode. If you’ve “never seen a commie drink a glass of water” like you’ll hear in Dr. Strangelove, then you’ll also appreciate this discussion of the vast role that small-“c”...
How Disorienting Dilemmas Provoke New Ideas

How Disorienting Dilemmas Provoke New Ideas

smarterer podcast How Disorienting Dilemmas Provoke New Ideas PUBLISHED: Dec 17, 2019 CATEGORIES: Smarterer In This Episode. “Disorienting dilemmas” are events that can’t fit in our existing paradigms or worldviews, and they force the brain to restructure its...
Group Dynamics, Ideating, and Brainstorming

Group Dynamics, Ideating, and Brainstorming

smarterer podcast Group Dynamics, Ideating, and Brainstorming PUBLISHED: Dec 11, 2019 CATEGORIES: Smarterer In This Episode. How do you clear tens of thousands of people from a region of Wyoming without them knowing the real reason?  Listen to how they did it in Close...