Behavior economist Dan Ariely of Duke University weighs in from time to time on how irrational we humans really are. Today, he talks to NPR’s Robert Siegel about dentistry and how many of us interact with our dentists.
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How important are museums, TV shows and after school clubs to teaching kids science? Ira Flatow and guests look at "informal science education" and what researchers are learning about learning science. Plus, what’s the best way to keep undergraduate science majors in science?
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Psychologist and film buff Tim Smith explains how the best movie makers direct viewers’ attention and why Hollywood is getting interested in the science
Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by "Bad Science" author Ben Goldacre, neuroscientist Sophie Scott and broadcaster Evan Davis to ask what makes a science, a science.