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ML28: How To Think Smarter and Make Better Decisions with Richard Nisbett
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Richard Nisbett is the Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished Professor of Social Psychology and co-director of the Culture and Cognition program at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. On top of his academic research, Richard has spoken at the world’s most respected institutions and has written 3 excellent books for a lay audience. In this episode we discuss a range of topics including: How can we become aware of the mental models that drive our behaviour to make better decisions The differences between Eastern and Western thought and the contexts in which they’re most useful The way we view intelligence in society and the current state of the nature vs. nurture debate We also discuss Richard’s own views on everything from the difference between knowledge and wisdom to the cognitive biases that he’s suffered from himself.