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Interactive Modules We Recommend
Open Mind: An Interactive Guide to Navigating Difficult Conversations
A free mini-course that teaches you how to navigate interactions around sensitive or controversial topics so you can avoid damaging arguments or uncomfortable silences.
The Evolution of Trust
Created by Nicky Case, this fun, interactive program explains the mechanics of interpersonal trust as originally theorized in Robert Axelrod's seminal 1984 book The Evolution Of Cooperation.
The Wisdom and Madness of Crowds
Created by Nicky Case, this fun, interactive program uses network science to explain why crowds sometimes behave more rationally than individuals and, at other times, behave far less rationally!
A Wizard’s Guide to Statistics
Created by Cassandra Xia, this interactive story-telling game teaches the basics of statistics, including independence, joint and conditional probabilities, expected value, p-values, and Bayes Rule!
Adventures in Cognitive Biases
Created by Cassandra Xia, this interactive story-telling game teaches the user about 13 cognitive biases - those patterns in our thinking that prevent us from seeing the world clearly - and explains how to overcome them.
Seeing Theory was created by Daniel Kunin while an undergraduate at Brown University. The goal of this website is to make statistics more accessible through interactive visualizations.
Podcasts We Recommend
Clearer Thinking with Spencer Greenberg
Join our founder, Spencer, as he has conversations with brilliant people about ideas that truly matter, covering topics in psychology, philosophy, science, math, economics, self-help, mental health, and technology.
The 80,000 Hours Podcast with Rob Wiblin
80,000 Hours is dedicated to helping people use their careers to improve the world. Their podcast features conversations about the world's most pressing problems and how you can use your career to solve them.
Hosted by Julia Galef for New York City Skeptics, this podcast features engaging and questioning conversations with experts in science, politics, economics, and technology.
Effective Altruism: An Introduction
Ten curated episodes from the team behind The 80,000 Hours Podcast that summarize the central ideas of the effective altruism movement. Episode 4 features our founder, Spencer, explaining how to update our beliefs in the face of new information, among other things!
By the Book
Hosts Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer choose a different self-help book to live by for each episode of this podcast, following every rule down to the letter, to find out which advice might actually be life changing.
The Next Big Idea
Hosted by Rufus Griscom and featuring thought-leaders like Susan Cain, Adam Grant, and Daniel Pink, each episode of this podcast is a deep dive into one big idea with the most interesting authors at work today.
The Happiness Lab
Join Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos to learn about the latest scientific research on happiness that will alter the way you think about your well-being.
Books We Recommend