Two Psychologists Four Beers

Episode 68: How (Not) to be a Hater

July 7th, 2021  •  1 hr 24 mins  •  Download (58.4 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Alexa and Yoel discuss "The Anticreativity Letters," a satirical article by Richard Nisbett that advises young psychology researchers to (among other things) avoid being overly critical. How does that advice hold up today? How does one combine appropriate skepticism with enthusiasm for research? Or are the two in conflict at all?