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No Stupid Questions
No Stupid Questions
Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher

Stephen Dubner (co-author of the Freakonomics book series) and research psychologist Angela Duckworth (author of Grit) really like to ask people questions,... more

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Have We All Lost Our Ability to Compromise?

Also: is it better to be right or “not wrong”?

21 Feb 2021 · 36 minutes
Is Everybody Cheating These Days?

Also, what's better: to learn new skills or go deep on what you're good at?

14 Feb 2021 · 37 minutes
What Does It Mean to Be a “Good” Man?

Also: how can you stop ruminating?

07 Feb 2021 · 34 minutes
How Do You Know if People Don’t Like You?

Also: do self-help books really help?

31 Jan 2021 · 39 minutes
Which Matters More, a First or Last Impression?

Also: does wisdom really come with age?

24 Jan 2021 · 36 minutes
Does Psychotherapy Actually Work?

Also: how many “selves” is it OK to have?

17 Jan 2021 · 32 minutes
Are Humans Smarter or Stupider Than We Used to Be?

Also: how can you become a more curious person?

10 Jan 2021 · 35 minutes
Is Optimism a Luxury Good?

Also: why is public speaking so terrifying?

03 Jan 2021 · 38 minutes
How Much of Your Life Do You Actually Control? (Ep. 15 Rebroadcast)

Also: why do we procrastinate?

27 Dec 2020 · 37 minutes
Which Gets You Further: Talent or Effort?

Also: where is the line between acronyms, initialisms, and gibberish?

20 Dec 2020 · 33 minutes
No Stupid Questions
Have We All Lost Our Ability to Compromise?
No Stupid Questions