Hidden Brain
Hidden Brain
Hidden Brain, Shankar Vedantam
Follow the Anomalies
48 minutes Posted Oct 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm.
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As we move through our lives, we have to make decisions both big and small. Some are banal: What will I eat for breakfast today? Should I drive or bike to work? Others are more complicated: How much should I contribute to my 401k? What career should I pursue? Today on the show, behavioral economist Richard Thaler explains why our decision making is often far more nuanced than economic models would suggest.

If you missed last week's show on how to keep yourself from getting conned, you can find it here: How to Spot a Scam.