Zach Rhoads

The Social Exchange

Zach Rhoads

  • Episode 27: Christopher Chabris: The Invisible Gorilla

Episode 27: Christopher Chabris: The Invisible Gorilla

Friday 4th January 2019

Join Christopher Chabris in a captivating conversation on attention, decision-making, and behavior genetics. Listen now on alcoholfree.com!
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The Invisible Gorilla: A Fascinating Discussion on Attention and Decision-Making

It does reveal to people that their understanding of the world, and also their mind's understanding of itself, is not as good as you would think, because most people think they would notice something like this.
In this episode of 'The Social Exchange,' Zach Rhoads has a captivating conversation with Christopher Chabris on attention, decision-making, and behavior genetics. As a professor and researcher in cognitive psychology, Chabris delves into the limitations of our minds and how our intuition can deceive us. The discussion covers a range of topics including the invisible gorilla experiment, the conditions under which memory fails, the internet's role in spreading false information, and the importance of nuanced thinking.
Chabris' insights and research shed light on how we can become more aware of our cognitive limitations and make better decisions. With thought-provoking takeaways and engaging anecdotes, this episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in human development, addiction, ethics, science, and more. Listen to the full episode now here on alcoholfree.com!