Luca Dellanna on Compulsion, Self-deception, and the Brain

EconTalk | 21 February 2022 | 1h 17m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Luca Dellanna about his book The Control Heuristic: The Nature of Human Behavior. Argues that the gatekeeper in our brain decides which thoughts to action based on the expected emotional outcome.

This is very insightful on human behavior. It reminds me of the episode with Robin Hanson about The Elephant in the Brain.

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