We Have Concerns

Jeff Cannata/Anthony Carboni

Comedy, News & Politics, Society & Culture

Jeff Cannata and Anthony Carboni talk about the personal philosophical concerns they find lurking inside everyday things. It's fun?


Trajectory Plus Time

December 16th, 2016

Episode 368 of 457 episodes

Why are humans so prone to running late? New findings published in Hippocampus suggest greater familiarity with an area leads us to overestimate its physical distance, but also has the opposite effect on our judgments of travel times through that space – that is, we underestimate how long it will take us to travel through highly familiar routes. Anthony and Jeff discuss this quirk of the human mind, and how to combat its effects.

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