June 4th, 2020 | 58 mins 8 secs
choice, covid-19, happiness, psychology, well-being
A discussion of happiness, with Yale University's Laurie Santos.
November 5th, 2018 | 31 mins 37 secs
history, iat, implicit bias, psychology, racial justice
A conversation about implicit bias, and potential overextension and overapplication of it, with Jonathan Kahn, author of Race on the Brain.
August 6th, 2018 | 58 mins 25 secs
melanie green, moth, peter aguero, psychology, storytelling, tara clancy
A discussion of live, true, first-person storytelling (e.g., on The Moth), and how to do it well, featuring Moth GrandSLAM champion tellers Peter Aguero and Tara Clancy, as well as researcher Melanie Green.
June 1st, 2018 | 51 mins 15 secs
grammar, language, linguistics, mitch hedberg, psychology, science, verb tense, writing
My conversation with my friend Conor Quinn, my favorite linguist in the whole world, as we talk about the ways that scientists use language, as well as language communities indigenous to the U.S., and a bit about the overlap between those two topics.