How Can You Stop Comparing Yourself With Other People? (NSQ Ep. 13 Rebroadcast)

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Also: how can we stop confusing correlation with causation?

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Relevant Research & References

Here’s where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode:


  • Gary Becker (deceased), professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago.
  • John Milnor, co-director of the Institute for Mathematical Sciences at Stony Brook University.
  • Carol Dweck, professor of psychology at Stanford University.
  • Jamie Dimon, chairman of the board and C.E.O. of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Emily Oster, professor of economics at Brown University.
  • Paul Bloom, professor of psychology at the University of Toronto.
  • Nassim Taleb, professor of risk at New York University.
  • Daniel Kahneman, professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton University.