Choiceology with Katy Milkman
By Charles Schwab
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What happens when intuition fails us? Listen in as Katy Milkman shares stories of irrational decision making--from historical blunders to the kinds of everyday errors that could affect your future. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics, exposing the psychological traps that lead to expensive mistakes. Podcasts are for informational purposes only. This channel is not monitored by Charles Schwab. Please visit schwab.com/contactus for contact options.
||CleanIntroducing Season 2 of Choiceology||Season 2 of Choiceology is coming soon! Dan Heath hands the reins over to new host Katy Milkman for this season. Katy brings an incredible depth of knowledge to the show through her work as a professor of Operations, Information & Decisions at The Whart||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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I'm so excited about Dan Heath's new podcast! His books are amazing and I can't wait to hear what he's going to do with a podcast. The first one did not disappoint. It was fun, insightful, useful, and brilliant. And that's the part without me in it.
Dan Heath Hits Another Home Run
Great first show! Awesome content, interesting guests, and hilarious examples. The cracker experiment is spot on.
Dan's been putting out great content for years, so no surprise Choiceology is a delight. Keep it up - can't wait for the next episode!
Off to a great start
One listen and I've already put it near the top of my list of "must listen" podcasts. Great job!