Freakonomics Radio

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In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and productively. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.


Lying to Ourselves

October 17th, 2012

Episode 97 of 307 episodes

We rely on polls and surveys to tell us how people will behave in the future. Too bad they're completely unreliable.