The Age of Prohibition: Bring Your Questions for Daniel Okrent

...into, or the exportation thereof from the United States.” Daniel Okrent‘s Last Call provides a fascinating narrative history of Prohibition. He explains, among other things, how people managed to drink...

Daniel Dennett’s new book

...memorable dinners I ever had was with Daniel Dennett and the late Robert Nozick. I got to listen to two of the modern ages most distinguished philosophers spar about how...

What Prohibition Can Teach Us About Marijuana Legalization — and Other Tales From Last Call Author Daniel Okrent

...Last week, we solicited your questions for Daniel Okrent, the author of Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. He has answered your questions with gusto. Big...

Confessions of a Racecar Driver

...Last week we got an email from a reader named Daniel Herrington. He had just finished listening to our podcast, “The Upside of Quitting,” and wanted to tell us...

Bring on the Pain!: Full Transcript

...with particular focus on the determinants of health. DUBNER: About 15 years ago, Redelmeier became interested in pain. He started collaborating with Daniel Kahneman, the Princeton psychologist who would go on...

If You Like Helen Keller, You Will Love Daniel Kish

This guy is a real life Batman. Amazing. (HT:Sonia Jaffe)...

The Liberation of Use-Them-Or-Lose-Them Frequent Flyer Miles

...This year, Daniel Kahneman has me wondering about what is the best way to organize my vacation time.  In this great TED talk – The Riddle of Experience versus...

The Maddest Men of All Full Transcript

...deciding that advertisers want to reach. Sutherland here subscribes to the theories of Daniel Kahneman, the author of Thinking, Fast and Slow, who suggests the brain engages in two distinct...

How to Fix College Coaching?

...effective.  And there is reason to think such an approach would not work. Daniel Kahneman – who won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002 (for his work with respect...

The Priesthood

...The IMF profiles psychologist Daniel Kahneman, who was awarded a Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002 for his contributions to behavioral economics. The article discusses Kahneman’s childhood in Nazi-occupied...