Adam Mastroianni on the Brain, the Ears, and How We Learn

EconTalk | 14 August 2023 | 1h 05m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Adam Mastroianni about his article You Can’t Reach the Brain Through the Ears. Argues our minds are like the keep of a castle protecting our deepest held values and beliefs from even the most skilled attacks. The problem with this design for self-preservation is that it also keeps out wisdom that might be useful and true. Considers the implication of this view of mind for teaching, learning, and our daily interactions with the people around us.

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