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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Podcast features psych professor

Jennifer Beer

Jennifer Beer

Jennifer Beer, an assistant psychology at The University of Texas at Austin, talks about her research on the relationship of not thinking and overconfidence in an interview with Daniel Ariely, a behavioral economist at Duke University.

The interview is on Ariely’s podast, Arming the Donkeys, and is available at Duke’s iTunes U. channel.

The podcast is about Beer’s research that found that the less you use your brain’s frontal lobes, the more you see yourself through rose-colored glasses.

“In healthy people, the more you
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