Release date: April 8, 2012
When your intuition tells you something, should you listen? That depends! Relying on intuition can be anything from a highly effective strategy used by experts, to an excuse not to require evidence for your beliefs. In this episode, Massimo and Julia talk about what people mean by "intuition," where our intuitions come from, and when intuition can beat careful reasoning.
Julia's pick: "Information is Beautiful - Snake Oil?"
Massimo's pick: "Zombie Economics: How Dead Ideas Still Walk among Us"