[GROOVING SESSION] Are You More Honest with Google or Your friends? With Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

This follow-up episode is a free-flowing Grooving Session where Tim and Kurt chat about their discussion with Seth Stephens-Davidowitz (Episode 246). You’re more than welcome to listen to this as a stand alone episode, but we recommend first tuning in to our interview with Seth, and then joining us here for some banter about Seth’s work.

Questions we discuss:

  • Are we more likely to be untruthful in certain contexts?
  • Is lying a useful delusion?
  • Can we ever justify lies?
  • How do the connections we make with others affect our relationships and our children?
  • Does where we are born really influence us the rest of our lives?
  • What traits should we definitely look for when dating?
  • How is our brain influenced by music?

Tim and Kurt chat about these questions and more in this Grooving Session, which follows on from our interview episode with Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, author of bestselling book Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are.

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AIRDATE: August 8, 2021 EPISODE 245

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[GROOVING SESSION] Are You More Honest with Google or Your friends? With Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Featured Guest

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz