The Decision Education Podcast

We take you into the homes, offices, and minds of today’s most fascinating decision makers.

A podcast about decision-making

The decisions we make have a tremendous impact on our lives and the lives of those around us. But what goes into making better decisions? Hear from experts from diverse backgrounds as they share insights on how asking the right questions, improving predictions, managing cognitive biases, and other strategies can make us better decision makers. Through real-life stories and cutting-edge research, gain practical strategies and transform your understanding of the role decisions play in our lives.

Listen or subscribe to our podcast on your favorite podcast provider!

  • Episode 007:

    Moves and Movers

    with Garry Kasparov

    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 [...]

  • Bonus Episode:

    The Illusion of Certainty

    with Annie Duke

    How do we balance the tradeoff between spending more time on a decision and achieving more certainty about it? Best-selling author and decision strategist, Annie [...]

  • Episode 006:

    Numbers and Numbing

    with Dr. Paul Slovic

    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. [...]

  • Episode 005:

    Sharing is Caring: Moods, Cooperation, and Fairness

    with Dr. Barbara Mellers

    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 [...]

  • Episode 004:

    Framing - What’s In and What’s Out

    with Eyas Raddad

    How can we draw the line between what is inside and what is outside the scope of our decisions? Eyas Raddad, Senior Advisor and Decision Scientist [...]

  • Episode 003:

    Probabilities vs. Absolutes

    with Ted Seides

    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 [...]

  • Episode 002:

    From Conflict to Collaboration

    with Lee Failing

    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, [...]

  • Episode 001:

    Base Rates and Bees

    with Michael Mauboussin

    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 [...]

  • Season 1 Trailer

    Season 1 of The Decision Education Podcast unveils decision-making tips from experts in finance, natural resource management, drug development, psychology, and chess. Dr. Joe Sweeney, your host, engages our guests in fruitful discussions where they...

Stay informed and join our mailing list