Search the Site

Rebecca Lee Douglas

Date
Length

How Does Facing Death Change Your Life? (Replay from Ep. 49)

Are you more likely to experience post-traumatic stress or post-traumatic growth? How does belief in the afterlife affect how you view death? And why did Angela hike a deadly gorge with her ex-boyfriend?

7/3/22
28:56

Should You Give Kids an Allowance or Make Them Get Jobs?

How do kids learn about money? What’s the big problem with education? And who made Raiders of the Lost Ark?

6/26/22
34:47

How Simple Is Too Simple?

Why are humans so eager for magic-bullet solutions? Can you explain how a pen works? And how does Angela feel about being forever branded “the grit lady”?

6/19/22
36:29

Should Toilets Be Free?

Why do Americans tip so much? What happened when Angie eliminated grading in a college course? And why did almost every pay toilet in the U.S.A. vanish between 1970 and 1980?

6/12/22
35:21
6/5/22
40:40
5/29/22
41:26
5/22/22
36:59
5/15/22
39:27
5/8/22
44:12
5/1/22
37:42
4/24/22
29:04
4/17/22
32:42
4/10/22
32:58
4/3/22
32:56
3/27/22
34:12
3/20/22
43:54
3/13/22
33:57
3/6/22
33:36
2/27/22
35:25
2/20/22
33:35
2/13/22
36:38
2/6/22
34:02
1/30/22
31:07
1/23/22
33:59
1/16/22
31:46
1/9/22
29:13

Is “Toxic Positivity” a Thing?

In this special episode of No Stupid Questions, Stephen Dubner and Angela Duckworth discuss the consequences of seeing every glass as at least half-full.

1/5/22
36:19
1/2/22
29:34

Why Do We Root for Underdogs?

Also: Angela proposes an upgrade to the show.

12/26/21
37:21

Why Do We Put Things Off Until the Very Last Minute?

Also: what does your name say about who you are?

12/19/21
38:29

The Freakonomics Radio Network

Follow this show
633 Episodes
Follow this show
112 Episodes
Follow this show
89 Episodes
Follow this show
45 Episodes
Follow this show
7 Episodes

How to Listen

You want to listen to Freakonomics Radio? That’s great! Most people use a podcast app on their smartphone. It’s free (with the purchase of a phone, of course). Looking for more guidance? We’ve got you covered.

Learn more

Freakonomics Radio Network Newsletter

Stay up-to-date on all our shows. We promise no spam.