The Men Who Started A Thinking Revolution

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Season 6, Episode 29

On this week’s episode of Freakonomics Radio: Stephen J. Dubner interviews Michael Lewis about the two men who created behavioral economics, redefining how humans think and changing our world.

Among the discoveries discussed on this episode, this one comes from psychology: human behavior is influenced, not only by our inner bearings, but by our outer circumstances. How do we know? First, you have to get out of your comfort zone.

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “The Men Who Started A Thinking Revolution” and “Fear Thy Nature.”

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