June 8th, 2015
Episode 409 of 1279 episodes
Back in 2010, the concept of the nudge was all the rage. How could people be subtly influenced into modifying their behaviour for the better? It was picked up the Conservatives who founded the Nudge Unit in Downing St – and it’s now in its fifth year. The man who came up with that idea is Richard Thaler. His new book– called Misbehave, looks at the behaviour of us humans – which is erratic and unpredictable – and compares it to how economists build their predictive models.
Have you trembled ‘round the campfire as the ghost stories are told? Do tales of horrors wrought by nature and beyond strike fear in your soul? Is it best when you are afraid to turn out the light? Thrill to stories that strike at your deepest fears, as host Stephen Kilpatrick brings the best of horror fiction to your ears and your mind, read to you by the most chilling narrators that podcasting has to offer. <br /> <br /> Podcasting the finest in genre fiction, Tales to Terrify is where the depths of horror reveal the truths of good, evil, and the human spirit in the District of Wonders podcast network. Like all shows in the District of Wonders, Tales to Terrify is supported by a welcoming community of dedicated fans and contributors. Subscribe today, and begin your journey through the spine-tingling depths of storytelling.<br /> <br /> Everyone has a story in the District of Wonders. Come and find yours.