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Clearer Thinking with Spencer Greenberg

Clearer Thinking with Spencer Greenberg

498 Episodes By Spencer Greenberg podcast.clearerthinking.org...
Clearer Thinking is a podcast about ideas that truly matter. If you enjoy learning about powerful, practical concepts and frameworks, wish you had more deep, intellectual conversations in your life, or are looking for non-BS self-improvement, then we think you'll love this podcast! Each week we invi ...more
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Clearer Thinking with Spencer Greenberg
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What should the Effective Altruism movement learn from the SBF / FTX scandal? (with Will MacAskill)
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Apr 15 2024 2h 1m
Effective Altruism and Good Governance
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What should the EA movement learn from the SBF / FTX scandal? (with Will MacAskill)
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Apr 15 2024 2h 1m
Effective Altruism and AI Governance
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Why are so many people experiencing homelessness in big cities in the U.S., and what can be done to help? (with Kev...
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Apr 10 2024 1h 56m
Challenging Stereotypes of Schizophrenia and Homelessness
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Getting to know our unhoused neighbors (with Kevin Adler)
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Apr 10 2024 1h 56m
Living With Schizophrenia and Homelessness
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Common body language mistakes and how to avoid making them (with Blake Eastman)
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Apr 4 2024 1h 31m
Predicting and Concealing Human Behavior
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True things, useful things, and the differences between them (with Derek Sivers)
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Mar 27 2024 1h 16m
Importance of Fact Compression in Understanding
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Should we widen our moral circles to include animals, insects, and AIs? (with Jeff Sebo)
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Mar 20 2024 1h 14m
Navigating Good Intentions and Harm
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How to have a positive impact with your career (with Benjamin Hilton)
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Mar 13 2024 1h 26m
Balance Impact and Personal Happiness
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Spencer's takeaways after 200 episodes (with Spencer Greenberg)
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Mar 6 2024 51m
Shifting Beliefs in Psychological Therapy
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Psychological change in a single session (with Jessica Schleider)
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Feb 28 2024 1h 7m
Reflecting on Life's Turning Points
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Academic group think, free speech norms, and the psychology of time (with Anne Wilson)
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Feb 21 2024 1h 39m
Social Norms and Free Speech Suppression
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Is there a grand unified theory of everyone? (with Michael Muthukrishna)
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Feb 8 2024 1h 15m
Overview of the Compass Framework
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How can AIs know what we want if *we* don't even know? (with Geoffrey Irving)
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Jan 24 2024 1h 20m
Concerns About AI Alignment and Debate
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Schemas, goals, values, and the pursuit of happiness (with Jeff Perron)
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Jan 17 2024 1h 27m
Positive Psychology and Ancient Traditions
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and beyond (with David Burns)
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Jan 10 2024 2h 21m
Navigating Hostility and Cultivating Growth
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There are shrinks, and then there are SUPER-shrinks (with Daryl Chow)
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Jan 3 2024 1h 19m
Individualized Approach to Therapy and Creativity
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The alternate histories and possible futures of nuclear weapons (with Carl Robichaud)
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Jan 1 2024 1h 18m
The Challenge of Prioritizing Nuclear Threat
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Bringing conspiracy theorists back from the brink (with Jesse Richardson)
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Dec 28 2023 1h 9m
Connecting With Conspiracy Theorists Effectively
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Simulacra levels, moral mazes, and low-hanging fruit (with Zvi Mowshowitz)
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Dec 20 2023 1h 28m
Communication in a Post-Truth World
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Effectively encouraging people to give more (with Josh Greene)
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Dec 15 2023 1h 27m
Individual and Cultural Differences in Generosity
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We can't mitigate AI risks we've never imagined (with Darren McKee)
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Dec 6 2023 1h 11m
Regulation and Uncertainty in AI Development
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What tools do students really need in order to become successful humans? (with AJ Crabill)
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Nov 29 2023 1h 4m
The Power of Student Goal Setting
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Rethinking what it means to learn math (with Eugenia Cheng)
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Nov 22 2023 1h 18m
Overcoming Limits and Fear of Failure
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Values, principles, and behavior change (with Eric Zimmer)
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Nov 15 2023 1h 3m
Reducing Suffering and Increasing Happiness
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Escaping a cult: physically, mentally, and emotionally (with Daniella Mestyanek Young)
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Nov 8 2023 1h 17m
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