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The Decision Education Podcast

The Decision Education Podcast with Dr. Joe Sweeney

Welcome to The Decision Education Podcast, where your host, Dr. Joe Sweeney, talks to experts and shares tips on all things related to decision-making. Through these conversations, you will be entertained, gain new insights, and discover practical ways to improve your decision skills. Imagine what a difference it would make in your life, and the lives of those you love, if we were all even a little better at making decisions.

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Season 1

Episode 007: Moves and Movers with Garry Kasparov

April 7, 2021

What can decision-making on the chessboard teach us about decision-making in the game of life? World Chess Champion and human rights activist Garry Kasparov, joins your host, Executive Director of the Alliance for Decision Education,... Read more

Episode 006: Numbers and Numbing with Dr. Paul Slovic

March 24, 2021

Can we count on our feelings to guide our decisions? Dr. Paul Slovic, Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon, joins your host, Dr. Joe Sweeney, Executive Director of the Alliance for Decision Education, to discuss the... Read more

Episode 005: Sharing is Caring: Moods, Cooperation, and Fairness with Dr. Barbara Mellers

March 10, 2021

How does our mood affect how cooperatively we act in a situation? Dr. Barbara Mellers, I. George Heyman University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, joins your host, Executive Director of the Alliance for... Read more

Episode 004: Framing - What’s In and What’s Out with Eyas Raddad

February 24, 2021

How can we draw the line between what is inside and what is outside the scope of our decisions? Eyas Raddad, Research Fellow and Decision Scientist at Eli Lilly and Company, joins your host, Executive Director of the Alliance for... Read more

Episode 003: Probabilities vs. Absolutes with Ted Seides

February 10, 2021

Making predictions is part of everyday life, but how can we guard against being overly confident in our predictions? Ted Seides, Host of the Capital Allocators podcast and author of a number of successful books on asset management,... Read more

Episode 002: From Conflict to Collaboration with Lee Failing

January 27, 2021

Can people with different values sit around a table and make good decisions together? Lee Failing, Partner, Engineer and Decision Analyst at Compass Resource Management, believes that they can. Lee is an expert in group decision-... Read more

Episode 001: Base Rates and Bees with Michael Mauboussin

January 27, 2021

How might our decision-making improve if we ask ourselves, “What happened when other people were in this situation before?” Michael Mauboussin, Head of Consilient Research at Counterpoint Global, joins your host Dr. Joe Sweeney,... Read more

 

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