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February 28th, 2012
Episode 196 of 306 episodes
This week Derek talks with David DiSalvo, award-winning public outreach and education specialist, and popular writer for Scientific American Mind, Psychology Today, and other publications and blogs. David's newest book, What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite, delves into ways in which we can reconize our brains faults and use them to live more fulfilled lives.