THINK BIGGER, THINK BETTER: Science, Philosophy, Business, and Our Human Future
By Paul Gibbons discusses 21st Century topics of reason and choices, progress and technology, ethics and business, science and health, media and society, politics and education, with today’s great thinkers.
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THINK BIGGER, THINK BETTER presents the 21st century’s leading scientists, philosophers, public intellectuals, and business and political leaders as they discuss the most important issues of today. Join your host Paul Gibbons and his guests as they explore themes such as: progress and technology, reason and emotions, ethics and business leadership, science and health, media and society, politics and education, pseudoscience and marketing hype, neuroscience and decision making. To request a topic or guest, or to interview Paul, visit www.PaulGibbons.net/meet-paul.
||CleanWhat Is Evidence-Based Management? Prof Rob Briner||Business schools do not teach evidence-based approaches to decision-making, and in many areas, the evidence is insanely poor. My guest Rob Briner, and I veer from the basic to the quite technical – if you aren’t a manager or business person,...||4/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLearning Styles, Neurobabble, and Other Psychological Myths with Scott Lilienfeld||Join Scott and I for an in-depth discussion on today's topics: psychological myths, neuroscience, and mental illness. Learn how many of the things you believe might be mythology and, if they're false, how many of them might be harmful. Get full...||3/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStoicism, Atheism, Pseudoscience, Scientism with Massimo Pigliucci||Join Massimo and I as we cover modern Stoicism, atheism, placebo effects, pseudoscience, and scientism. Learn why people believing in astrology or creationism should worry the rest of us, why we should care, and what some of the worst excesses of...||3/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmbodiment: The Body and Its Role In Personal Change with Mark Walsh||In contemporary psychology, who we are, and how we grow, learn, and change are mental phenomena. On today’s episode of THINK BIGGER, THINK BETTER, we look at a radical new view – the body and its role in change. You won’t...||2/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPopulism, Trump and Brexit: History and Causes with Arun Swamy||What most populist movements share is an anti-establishment orientation, a claim to speak for the people against the elites, opposition to liberal economics and globalization, and often (but not always) a penchant for authoritarian governance. Join...||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFake News - What It Is and What It Is Not with Paul Levinson||Today, Paul explains to us what Fake News really is, how it affects our democracy, and what we as citizens can do about it. This is a very timely discussion for all of us to acknowledge how our media has changed and whether or not it can be...||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre Neuroscience and Evolutionary Biology Useful Guides for 21st Century Humans? With Bob Samuels||Welcome, everyone, to this edition of THINK BIGGER, THINK BETTER. In this episode, we talk to Bob Samuels – a true polymath, psychologist, philosopher, and social scientist from the University of California, Santa Barbara where he teaches Public...||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan we (Or Should We) Teach Children Philosophy? with Jana Mohr Lone||How teaching kids philosophy could impact the world||12/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCritical Thinking – a Threat to Society or the Path to Better Living? With Linda Elder||What critical thinking is, how can we apply it to any issue, how it helps those with opposing views to communicate with one another, and why Texas tried to ban critical thinking in schools||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs It Time to Rethink Democracy in America? - With Parag Khanna||How the U.S. is showing up in the world today as an example of democracy, how other countries govern, and how we can redesign our democratic institution||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Impossible Presidency with Jeremi Suri||An exploration of the American presidency and how today’s situation fits in the arc of history||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to the THINK BIGGER, THINK BETTER Podcast||Welcome to the THINK BIGGER, THINK BETTER Podcast||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Think Bigger, Think Better
This podcast series is a "today" wonder - that is - it takes on the underbelly of our concerns about sifting through basic elements of what makes our lives today complex - it blends the trend of blending key elements of our being with forceful conversations around those items that dictate how we look at our human future - I admire Paul Gibbons in this work of building foundational conversations that present pathways to better understanding of what we need to encourage our colleagues to think most about - - -
An Excellent Show for Those Who Want to Challenge Their Notion of What They Think They Know
I really enjoy this podcast. I like challenging my ideas of what I understand and my thoughts about being "right" and this podcast does that for me. We get so caught up in the headlines and blurbs, the partisanship and "team rivalries," that we sometimes forget to take a step back and think critically about the plethora of information we're consuming. Great job, Paul! I look forward to more interviews!
such an interesting interview, with great insights -